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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 — International East Indian Conference

The First International Conference on the The Indian Diaspora in Belize and the Wider Caribbean will begin in Corozal Town on August 5, 2014. The Corozal Organization of the East Indian Cultural Heritage (COEICH) is the major Convener.

The second part of the conference will move to Punta Gorda on August 8.

For details and applications for registration please email Sylvia Perez at Email or Dr. Kumar Mahabir at Email.

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Latest Corozal News

Many closures for Easter Holy Week

Wed 16 Apr 2014 — Many governmental offices and businesses will be closed for Holy Week

Many closures for Easter Holy Week

Many businesses and Governmental and NGO offices will be closed for many if not most of the days during Holy Week. Some will close as early as Wednesday afternoon, 16 April and may not open until Tuesday or even Wednesday 23 April of the next week. Check to be sure you have enough of essential foodstuffs, medical prescriptions, and other requirements. The good thing about this is that many workers will be able to share this spiritual time with their families.

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FOCUS Invites Groups to Adopt a Mile: Keeping Corozal Clean

Sun 13 Apr 2014 — FOCUS, other environmental groups, the Corozal Town Council, and others invite groups to the Corozal Green Mile trash cleanup campaign, beginning at 7 am on Earth Day, Saturday, 26 April 2014.

FOCUS Invites Groups to Adopt a Mile: Keeping Corozal Clean

Groups should contact FOCUS as soon as possible to get trash bags, gloves, group leader t-shirts, water, etc., for the event. Groups will "Adopt a Mile" of the Phillip Goldson Highway in the Corozal District. Cleanup will begin on your assigned mile at 7 am, and all groups will meet at Mangrove Park by 11:30 am.

The aim of this project s to increase awareness of trash clean up, Corozal Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (CBWS), FOCUS, PACT, Mangrove Park, sustainability and educational events and classes. Earth Day is an international effort to keep our countries green and clean, including Belize.

Call FOCUS at 629-9370 or email Email to let us know you'll be participating. We also need support and donations for supplies for the cleanup.

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CJC Expo 2014 Successful

Sat 12 Apr 2014 — Corozal Junior College held its annual Expo on 11 April, 2014. We have lots of photos from it.

See photos from the CJC 2014 Expo here.

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September Celebrations Theme Competition

Wed 2 Apr 2014 — Win $1000 by thinking of the best theme for September Celebrations 2014!

September Celebrations Theme Competition

Think of a great theme for the 2014 September Celebrations and win $1000!

All Belizeans living at home or abroad are invited to submit their most creative ideas for a theme for this year's September Celebrations in commemoration of the 216th Anniversary of the Battle of St. George's Caye and the 33rd Anniversary of Belize's Independence.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 16, 2014. The winner of the chosen theme will receive a cash prize or 00.

Email submissions to Email or hand deliver or send via post to:

Theme Competition
House of Culture
Regent Street
Belize City

Be sure to include your name and contact information.

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Rosita May named Woman of Culture 2014

Mon 24 Mar 2014 — Rosita May named Woman of Culture 2014 by NICH

Rosita May of Corozal Town has been named Woman of Culture 2014 by NICH. Rosita, a successful CorozaleƱa businesswoman running the Hotel Maya, South End, Corozal Town, has also been on many boards and committees representing Maya and Corozal culture, education, tourism, and arts.

Congratulations, Rosita, for a well-earned honor!

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