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Upcoming Events

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 — Summer Art Wave

Corozal House of Culture is hosting a series of programs for the summer of 2016. All are free.

Music Starts Here will run from July 4th through July 15th. Open to ages 7-10, beginners in recorder (flute), singing, rhythm, reading music.

Mestizo Dance Workshop is from July 25th through July 29th, ages 10 and up. Learn traditional dances — La Botella, El Torito, and La Bamba.

Basketry Workshop will run from August 1st through August 5th, ages 15 and up. Learn how to create baskets using natural wood and vine.

Visit or call the House of Culture at 422-0071 for more information and registration.

Corozal House of Culture

Fri, 5 Aug 2016 — Summer Art Wave

Corozal House of Culture is hosting a series of programs for the summer of 2016. All are free.

Music Starts Here will run from July 4th through July 15th. Open to ages 7-10, beginners in recorder (flute), singing, rhythm, reading music.

Mestizo Dance Workshop is from July 25th through July 29th, ages 10 and up. Learn traditional dances — La Botella, El Torito, and La Bamba.

Basketry Workshop will run from August 1st through August 5th, ages 15 and up. Learn how to create baskets using natural wood and vine.

Visit or call the House of Culture at 422-0071 for more information and registration.

Corozal House of Culture

Fri, 5 Aug 2016 — Identity Youth Art Exhibit

NICH through the Corozal House of Culture, presents the 3rd annual Identity Youth Art Exhibit.

Launching Friday, 5th August, 2016, at 7pm at the Corozal House of Culture. Everyone is invited.

Corozal House of Culture

Sat, 6 Aug 2016 — Art in the Park

Art in the Park is a monthly event sponsored by COLCHA. Local artists display and sell their creations. It is held in downtown Corozal in Central Park, beginning about 5:30 pm. For more information call 620-1572.

Sat, 6 Aug 2016 — COEICH Cultural Explosion

On Saturday, 6th August, 2016, at Corozal Central Park, beginning at 7pm, COEICH, COLCHA, NICH, and NCIC will present a Cultural Explosion, featuring Indian dances and other multicultural performances. Star attraction is Brian Mangaroo, international Indian guest artist. Free admission. Snacks and drinks will be on sale.

For program (on Facebook)

Full Calendar

Latest Corozal News

Honours for Honorary Consul Marie Espat

Sat 11 Jun 2016 — The Government of México has awarded their high honour of the Order of the Aztec Eagle to Corozaleña Marie Espat, the Honorary Méxican Consul who has served both México and Belize here in Corozal for over 19 years.

Honours for Honorary Consul Marie Espat

Check the Corozal Daily for the full information. Her office on the San Antonio Road has helped many Belizean, Méxican, and other citizens with issues involving both countries. Thanks, Mrs. Marie!

— Corozal Daily  For more ... Permalink

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
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