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Mon, 23 May 2016 — Sovereign’s Day (Commonwealth Day)

May 24th is Sovereign's Day (or Commonwealth Day) in Belize, but this year it is celebrated on the Monday before, so the public and banking holiday will be Monday, 23rd May.

Belize Holidays

Sat, 28 May 2016 — St Paul’s Anglican Awesome Maypole Fair

Saturday, 28th May, 2016, beginning at 4pm, St Paul’s Anglican School will host its Maypole Fair. Entrance is free. Turkey dinner with dessert tickets are now on sale at the school if you want to secure your plate. There will also be Nachos, Packed Tombola, Snacks, Pastries, Refreshments, and Bouncy House. Please support a worthy cause.

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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 — Men at Work Art Exhibit

Mark your calendars, Friday, June 10th, 2016, the Corozal House of Culture (NICH) will launch the 5th annual Men at Work art exhibit, showcasing works of various genres by Corozal's talented men. The exhibit launches at 7pm, and will display until June 30th.

For a page about the exhibit from 2015, click here.

Corozal House of Culture

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Latest Corozal News

Fake SMS sent to Atlantic Bank Customers

Thu 28 Apr 2016 — Some Atlantic Bank customers have been sent a fake SMS message. Do NOT click on it.

If you receive an SMS with a link to Atlantic Bank (or any other bank for that matter), it may be fake. It might take you to a site that LOOKS like Atlantic Bank, but is actually a scam to get your username, password, and other data. Please check with the real Atlabank at 223-4123 to be sure.

— Atlantic Bank  For more ... Permalink

Marie Sharp Inducted into Hot Sauce Hall of Fame

Wed 27 Apr 2016 — Marie Sharp, maker of our local Belizean hot sauce, has been inducted into the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame.

Belize’s own Marie Sharp has been inducted into the New York City Hot Sauce Hall of Fame. She was the only woman and the only foreigner included in this year's inductees.

Congratulations to Marie and all the folks who make our flagship Belizean hot sauce.

Of course, we also have more local products, such as Northern Heat. If you like it hot, Belize is great!

— Breaking Belize News  For more ... Permalink

No Drones in Archaeological Reserves

Tue 19 Apr 2016 — NICH has advised that drones are not allowed in any Belize Archaeological Reserves.

No Drones in Archaeological Reserves

All tour guides, tour operators, and the general public are advised that to ensure the safety and security of all visitors, the use of drones is strictly prohibited within the boundaries of all Archaeological Reserves.

— NICH  https://www.facebook.com/IABelizeNICH Permalink

BEL Interruptions Cancelled

Thu 25 Feb 2016 — A new Advisory postpones the brief power outages that were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, 27th and 28th February 2016.

Postponed until further notice, power interruptions previously scheduled for Orange Walk & Corozal Districts, 7:00am to 7:15am & 4:45pm to 5:00pm, Saturday, February 27 & Sunday, February 28.

— Belize Electricity Ltd Permalink

NEMO Updates Rain and Flood Advisory

Sat 14 Nov 2015 — NEMO has an updated advisory about rain and floods that affect the Corozal District, and the rest of Belize.

NEMO Updates Rain and Flood Advisory

ADVISORY NO. 3
HEAVY RAINFALL AFFECTING BELIZE
SATURDAY, 14th NOVEMBER 2015 as at 12:00 midday

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby informs the general public that the potential for flooding is increasing mainly for communities living in Blue Creek and along the Mopan; Macal; Belize; North Stann Creek; Bladden; Rio Grande, and Moho Rivers.

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Other flood prone areas of concern are Corozal Town; Sarteneja; Orange Walk; villages along the old northern highway; Belize City; the coastal highway; Gales Point; Mullins River; Sarawee, Hope Creek and Dangriga.

The Belize Coast Guard is on standby to ferry people between Sarteneja and Corozal Town.

People at risk to flooding are advised to take the necessary precaution to protect life and property, move to higher grounds with family or friends or to a community shelter, place important items high above areas likely to flood, reach out to family members and neighbours in need of assistance and keep the authorities informed of your situation. Do not wait until it’s too late to take action.

NEMO Emergency Coordinators can be reached as follows; Corozal, Mr. Williard Levy at 668 9515; Orange Walk, Ms. Suliema Celiz at 605 5046, Northern Regional Coordinator, Mr. Aragon at 636 6094; Belize District, Mr. Calbert Budd at 602 8632 and Mr. Kevin Pollard at 621 2275; San Pedro, Ms. Timrose Augustine at 600 8672; Belmopan, Ms. Clare Moody at 630 9791; Cayo, Mr. Al Westby at 630 3224; Stann Creek, Mr. Victor Castillo at 630 9780; and Toledo, Mr. Kenton Parham at 630 9787. The NEMO Emergency Hotline is 936.

— NEMO  For more ... Permalink
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