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Note: Corozal.com is in its 24th year of service to Corozal. Also see our directory data on our sister site Corozal.bz

Also see Recent News at bottom of page.

NEW! We have started a page with information for Corozaleños to avoid or cope with the Coronavirus COVID-19. See the latest Statutory Instrument SI-74.

Check the planned page for events planned after the calendars below.

Event planners: please let us know as soon as you have planned your event.

Upcoming Events in Corozal

For the vaccinations listed in the Calendar, all persons 18 or older bring Social Security or other ID. Source for this information is Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II and contact with health officials. Please inform us at of any errors or changes.

August 2021
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Monday, 2 August, Corozal Town

Freedom Day in Belize is a public/banking holiday, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved people in the Caribbean. This year it is August 2nd in lieu of August 1st, which is a Sunday.

Tuesday, August 3rd, St Francis Xavier Auditorium

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at St Francis Xavier Auditorium. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. NOTE: This was originally scheduled for Aug 2nd. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, August 3rd, Louisville

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Louisville. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, August 4th, Paraiso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Paraiso. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, August 5th, San Narciso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at San Narciso. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, August 6th, Corozal Civic Center

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, August 9th, San Narciso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at San Narciso. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, August 10th, San Joaquin

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at San Joaquin. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, August 11th, Caledonia

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Caledonia. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, August 12th, Sarteneja

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Sarteneja. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, August 13th, Corozal Civic Center

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Sunday, August 15th, Maximum Water Park

5K Run beginning and ending at the Maximum Water Park in Corozal Town. 6am start, chip timed, finisher medal, $20 entry. Co-sponsors: The Corozal Town Council and the National Sports Council of Belize. For more info see Facebook page..

Monday, August 16th, Cristo Rey

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Cristo Rey. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, August 17th, Xaibe

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Xaibe. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, August 18th, Calcutta

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Calcutta. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, August 19th, Libertad

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Libertad. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, August 20th, Corozal Civic Center

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Sunday, August 22nd, 6:01am

Full Moon is when the entire face of the Moon is illuminated by the Sun’s rays and it can be bright enough to light up the night. The time given is when the Sun and Moon are exactly on the opposite sides of the Earth, but the Moon will look full about a day before and a day after that time. Source: SRC.

Monday, August 23rd, Consejo

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Consejo. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, August 24th, Progresso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Progresso. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, August 25th, Ranchito

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Ranchito. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, August 26th, San Narciso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at San Narciso. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, August 27th, Corozal Civic Center

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, August 30th, Dome College Rd

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Dome College Rd. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, August 31st, Copper Bank

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Copper Bank. Vaccinations for all Belizeans, age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

September 2021
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Friday, September 10th

St George’s Caye Day is the anniversary of the end of the battle from 3rd to 10th September 1798, when Spaniards from Mexico attempted to assert their claims over present-day Belize. They were repelled by a small force of woodcutters called Baymen, assisted by black slaves. After this the Spaniards never again attempted to take Belize. Sources: SRC and Wikipedia

Monday, September 20th, 5:54pm

Full Moon is when the entire face of the Moon is illuminated by the Sun’s rays and it can be bright enough to light up the night. The time given is when the Sun and Moon are exactly on the opposite sides of the Earth, but the Moon will look full about a day before and a day after that time. Source: SRC

Tuesday, September 21st

Independence Day, Public & Banking Holiday commemorates September 21st 1981 when Belize was granted independence from Great Britain. Source: SRC

Wednesday, September 22nd, 1:21pm

Autumn Begins in Belize at 1:21pm, at the Autumnal Equinox, when the days and nights are nearly the same length. The equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator – the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator. Source: Autumnal/Spring Equinox.

News and Memories of Corozal

Opening of Maximum Water Park

On Saturday, 3rd April 2021, in Rainbow Town, Corozal Town, the Maximum Water Park opened. This unique facility promises to attract Corozaleños and tourists for a great experience. Click the title above for more photos and information.

They Came from Corn, by Beardall

Video and gallery for Antonio Beardall’s presentation They Came from Corn: The Origins of the Maya for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Sweetness and Labor, by Oland

Video and gallery for Dr Maxine Oland’s presentation Sweetness and Labor: The Historic Period Sugar Industry in Northern Belize for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Chetumal Bay Archaeology, by Walker

Video and gallery for Dr Debra S. Walker’s presentation Chetumal Bay Archaeology: Shifting Capitals and Fierce Independence over the Millennia for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

Aventura Archaeology Project, by Robin

Video and gallery for Dr Cynthia Robin’s presentation Aventura Archaeology Project 2019 for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

St George’s Caye Day 2019

Corozal Town celebrated the 221st anniversary of the Battle of St George’s Caye with a ceremony including coronation of the Corozal Queen of the Bay and a parade.

Art in the Park 10th Anniversary

Art in the Park celebrated its 10th Anniversary on the 14th of September, 2019. We have a gallery of photos from it, and a link to more photos posted on Facebook.

Historical Railway System Exhibit

Belize’s Historical Railway System Exhibit launched at the Corozal House of Culture on 17 September 2019, and it will run through June 2020. Be sure to drop by and look at this excellent exhibit.

Kids Independence Ceremony/Parade 2019

Primary schools and preschools celebrated the 38th anniversary of the Independence of Belize on Friday, 20th September 2019 with a ceremony at the Andres Campos Civic Center, and a parade through the streets of Corozal Town. Thanks to the school students and their faculties and staff, Corozal Town Council, Ministry of Education officials, and others who made this possible.

Carnival 2019

Carnival in Corozal Town, 20th September 2019. Floats, dancers, and others getting ready for the parade, then the parade itself.

Independence Day 2019

Independence Day Ceremony and Uniform Parade, 20th September 2019. The first part is the traditional Ceremony including the crowning of Miss Independence 2019-2020. Next is the Uniform Parade, with students from secondary schools in the Corozal area, and others including components from Chetumal.

World Diabetes Day 2019

World Diabetes Day, program and walkathon. The Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Branch, along with schools and villages throughout the Corozal District, called attention to diabetes with a program and walkathon in Corozal Town.

Graffiti Fest ’20, January 26, 2020

On Sunday, 26th January 2020, at Miami Beach, Graffiti artists from Belize, México, El Salvador, and Cuba, along with other artists, performers, and others, met for a great event honoring “Ancient Chactemal”.

Love Fest 2020 and Municipal Bazaar, February 14, 2020

On Friday, 14th February 2020 was Valentine’s Day, and also Love Fest 2020 in Central Park, and also the monthly Municipal Bazaar in front of the Town Hall. It was a great day to see what our Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Corozal District do, grab a bite of lunch, and do some local shopping with vendors at the Bazaar.

In Memory of Vilma Romero

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mrs. Vilma Romero, one of Belize’s best and most productive artists. In tribute, we offer this gallery, with remarks by Debra Wilkes of the Corozal House of Culture, and ending with the poem that Joanna Magaña wrote for Vilma Romero.

 

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