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Note: In our 22nd year of service to Corozal, we are continuing to update this site. Our directory data data has been moved to our sister site Corozal.bz
Also see Recent News at bottom of page.
Upcoming Events in Corozal
Wednesday, November 14th, 8:30am
Free Diabetic Retinopathy Screening The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI) will be conducting a free screening for diabetic retinopathy at the office of the Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Branch, at the corner of 7th Avenue and College Road. It is for diabetics only. For more info, see the video on BDA Corozal’s Facebook Page
Wednesday, November 14th, 1pm
World Diabetes Day Walkathon The Belize Diabetes Association (BDA) Corozal Chapter, is sponsoring a 2-mile walk to raise money and awareness. It begins and ends at the Andres Campos Civic Center. For more info, see their Facebook Page
Friday, November 16th, 6:30pm
IJC Open Forum presented by To’one Masehualoon, on Exploring the NO vote of the IJC Conversation. Presenters: Roy Rodriguez, Corozal researcher and historian, and Gian Vasquez, History Lecturer. At the Corozal House of Culture. See the House of Culture Facebook Page
Monday, November 19th, Public Holiday
Garifuna Settlement Day is a public/banking holiday. It celebrates the Garifuna people who came to Belize after being exiled from the Grenadines by the British army. There are festivities countrywide, especially in Dangriga. See the celebration in Libertad Village in the Corozal District.
Monday, November 19th, 6:30am-1pm
Garifuna Settlement Day Yurumein & Celebration in Libertad Village. Free round trip excursion leaving the House of Culture at 6:30am and returning at 1pm. Presented by the National Garifuna Council, Libertad Branch. To reserve your seat, message, call 620-1572 or visit the House of Culture Facebook Page
Recent News of Corozal
Hanal Pixan and Pok-ta-Pok 2018
Oct 27th we saw the ancient Maya tradition of Hanal Pixan (Food for the Soul) including Maya cuisine, altars, dancing, and more. The champion Pok-ta-Pok team Ek’ Balam from Yo Creek also gave a great demonstration of the Maya game Pok-ta-Pok. This gallery also includes several YouTube videos. See the gallery page on Corozal.com
Retinopathy Screening and Diabetes Walkathon
Nov 14th Under the sponsorship of the Belize Diabetes Association (BDA), Corozal Branch, the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI), and others, there was a retinopathy screening at the new BDA office at 7th Avenue and College Rd, and then a Walkathon beginning and ending at the Andres Campos Civic Center. Excellent participation. See the gallery page on Corozal.com