Good morning afternoon evening night and welcome to the premier website for the people, culture, history, attractions, schools, and other things in the Corozal District of Belize.
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
Saturday, November 10th, 9am, Calcutta
Zika Clean-Up by the Corozal branch of the Red Cross.
Help reduce areas of mosquito breeding in our district. 9am
at the football field in Calcutta.
See the Belize Red Cross, Corozal Branch Facebook Page
Saturday, November 10th, 5-10pm
Art in the Park at Corozal Central Park. This is a monthly event that draws artists and craftspeople from all of Corozal District and beyond. Besides the sale of lovely artwork, there are also vendors for food and refreshments, and often live performances. Call 620-1572 or visit the House of Culture Facebook Page
Sunday, November 11th, 10am
Remembrance Day at Soldiers Park. Beginning this week, visit the Remembrance Day Exhibit at the Corozal House of Culture, including the documentary “Tree Fellers” telling the story of British Hondurans who enlisted in WW2 and were sent to Scotland to cut trees for the war effort. Join us on Sunday Nov 11th at 10am for the official Rembrance Day ceremony at Soldiers Park. Call 620-1572 or visit the House of Culture Facebook Page
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
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
Indepenence Day Parade 2018
Sep 21st was Corozal’s celebration of the 37th anniversary of Belizean independence. We also have some photos from the parade in this gallery page on Corozal.com
St George’s Caye Day 2018
Sep 10th celebrations included festivities and a parade. We have some photos from that in our gallery page on Corozal.com
Adyaneiri Teck Wins National Sailing Championship
CBSC sailor Adyaneiri Teck has won the competition in Caye Caulker, also placing 2nd overall for the races completed in 2018! Thanks also to Commodore Gerard Cordts and all those involved in the Corozal Bay Sailing Club (CBSC). See their Facebook Page
Corozal Community College 40th Anniversary
Valedictorians from 1979 to 2018 are being honored by CCC as part of their 40th Anniversary celebrations. If you are one of those, you are invited to RSVP by 10am on Sep 11th for the celebration at 1:30pm on Sep 12th. Congratulations to all. See the CCC Facebook Page
Decorated Trash Bins
Corozal Daily has a story about decorated old plastic drums being repurposed as attractive trash bins. One new one is in Wellness Park and another in front of Bay Breeze. The story gives details of how we can all help with this project. See the story and a photo album on the Corozal Daily Page