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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 — Water Outage Paraiso

Belize Water Services hereby informs its customers in Corozal Town that there will be an interruption in their water supply today Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 starting at 1:30pm.

This interruption is necessary for the installation of a new water main. Due to the installation, customers may experience low water pressure and/or discoloration in their water supply when water is restored. The area to be affected is the West area of Paraiso Village from Parque Baltazar continuing westward.

Residents of these or nearby areas are advised that water supply should return to normal by 5:30pm. If they experience water supply problems after 5:00pm they should immediately call one of BWS’ hotlines at 0-800-BWS-LEAK (0-800-297-5325) or 0-800-CALL-BWS (0-800-225-5297) to report it.

BWS apologizes for any inconvenience this interruption will cause to our customers in this area of Corozal.

For more information regarding this or any other BWS Release, please contact Belize Water Services at 222-4757 Ext. 1405

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 — Enneagram Workshop at Gateway Retreat

Have you ever wondered why your partner, your colleagues, your family members, your friends just don’t see things the way you do?

Have you ever noticed how several people can attend the same function and each have a completely different experience?

We are all so different. The Enneagram helps us to define and understand these differences and in so doing to develop deeper insight and compassion towards ourselves and others.

Try it. It can be just an entertaining workshop or it can be a remarkable tool that we can use in our everyday lives in all our dealings with other people.

Thursday, 26 March and Thursday 2 April (both days are necessary), from 8:45am until about noon, at the Gateway Retreat, Xaibe. Charge is $20 to cover cost of photocopying handout. Optional pot luck lunch following.

For directions and information, email Email or call 627-4962.

Fri, 3 Apr 2015 — Good Friday

Friday, 3 April 2015, is a school and bank holiday in Belize, celebrating Good Friday.

Sat, 4 Apr 2015 — Holy Saturday

Saturday, 4 April 2015, is part of the Easter Holidays in Belize, celebrating Holy Saturday.

Sat, 4 Apr 2015 — Easter Splash, Corozal Town

Holy Saturday, Miami Beach, 4 April 2015, 10am until

The Beach Restoration Committee with cooperation of the Town Council presents the Fun in the Sun Easter Splash. Musical juggling by DJ Eflow, Pure Hype Sound, and Guess DJs. Volleyball tournaments, presentation of bikini contest participants, sailboat attractions, greasy pole, beach football marathon and lots of games for the entire family. All funds will go towards restoring the beach.

Sun, 5 Apr 2015 — Easter Splash, Corozal Town

Easter Sunday, Miami Beach, 5 April 2015, 10am until

The Beach Restoration Committee with cooperation of the Town Council presents the Fun in the Sun Easter Splash. Supa G, Surprise Guess Band, DJ Eflow Aktion One Sounds, and Guest DJs. Greasy pole, greasy pig, beer drinking contest, dance competition, sack race, lime and spoon, wheel barrow, limbo contest, sailboat attraction, and Miss Bikini contest. All funds will go towards restoring the beach.

Sun, 5 Apr 2015 — Sarteneja Easter Regatta

Sarteneja will hold its Easter Regatta with a football marathon on Saturday, 4 April 2015, but most events are on Sunday, 5 April. The regatta itself, a bikini contest, swimming contest, beer drinking, breath holding, greasy pole, and greasy pig. From 10am to 6pm a beach party with Rompe Raja, and from 10pm to 3am, closing night with Youth Connection.

Mon, 6 Apr 2015 — Easter Monday

Monday, 6 April 2015, is a school and bank holiday in Belize, celebrating Easter Monday. Since Easter is always on a Sunday, banks and schools are closed anyway. So Monday is part of the long holiday.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 — 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.

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Latest Corozal News

Temporary Bus Terminal for Corozal Town

Sat 14 Mar 2015 — The Corozal Transport Department hereby informs the General Public and Commuters, that the Corozal Bus Terminal is being temporarily relocated to a new location, in the Santa Rita/Santa Elena Road, Corozal previously known as "SUPER SANTA RITA" adjacent to Majil's Mexican Products with effect from Monday March 16th, 2015.

Temporary Bus Terminal for Corozal Town

BUS ROUTE and TRAFFIC DIVERSION: Belize to Corozal Entering South End into 7th Avenue turn left by Lano's into 3rd Street South known as College Road, turn right into Portzal Area across from Huan Huan Store then turn left by Magana's Pharmacy into Santa Rita Road.

We apologize for any inconveniences caused. This is due to road works and improvements being carried out on 7th Avenue.

— Corozal Daily  For more photos and a map Permalink

Municipal Election Results

Fri 6 Mar 2015 — Victory for UDP in the Municipal Elections, 4 March 2015.

Municipal Election Results

The UDP swept the Municipal Elections in Corozal Town, and in fact everyplace country-wide except Orange Walk Town. Here are the results on Corozal.com, along with a link to the Elections and Boundaries Commission website with details for all elections.

— Elections and Boundaries  For the results Permalink

Photos from Maya Wedding

Fri 6 Feb 2015 — Cell phone photos from the Maya Wedding Re-enactment 5 February 2015.

Photos from Maya Wedding

We were allowed to take cell phone photos of the excellent Maya Wedding Re-enactment at Chactemal/Santa Rita archeological site on Thursday, 5 December 2015. It was excellent! See photos HERE

— Chactemal.com  For more ... Permalink

Chet and Q. Roo now on EST

Sun 1 Feb 2015 — At 2am on Sunday, 1 February 2015, Quintana Roo changed to Eastern Time.

Chet and Q. Roo now on EST

At 2am on Sunday, 1 February 2015, Quintana Roo, México, jumped to 3am, making Q. Roo on Eastern Standard Time. We understand they will STAY on EST, and will not change to Daylight Savings. So when it is 10am in Belize, it will be 11am in Chetumal, year round. Thanks to The Chetumal Connection for this tip.

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Register to Vote for Municipal Elections

Tue 9 Dec 2014 — The deadline for voter registration for the 2015 Municipal Elections is 10 January 2015.

Register to Vote for Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections will be held on Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015. Voters must register on or before 10 Jan 2015 to vote in these Municipal Elections. Persons who qualify to register should visit their municipality's Elections and Boundaries office.

The Elections and Boundaries Office (Corozal North, Corozal Bay, Corozal Southeast, and Corozal Southwest) is on First St N (across from the Police Station, upstairs)

Registration is open to persons at least 18 years old, and a citizen of Belize or any Commonwealth Country who has resided in Belize for at least 12 months, or any Commonwealth Country who is domiciled in Belize Resident in the Electoral Division at least 2 months.

For information call 422-2156.

— Govt of Belize Press Office  Municipal Elections Permalink
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