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  Corozal Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corozal Town is a town in the nation of Belize.
Corozal Town is located about 96 miles north of Belize City, and 9 miles from the border with Mexico.
Corozal was a private estate before becoming a town in the 1840s, mostly settled by Mestizo refugees from the Caste War of Yucatán.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corozal_Town   (119 words)

  
 Corozal Town in Belize
Corozal is located between two scenic rivers, the New River and Rio Hondo, with its fair share of Maya ruins, snorkeling, swimming and fly fishing attractions.
Corozal is Belize's fourth largest populated district, with 33,335 residents.
Corozal Town sits on the Bay of Corozal; its population is 7,888.
www.belize.com /corozal-belize.html   (633 words)

  
 Global Adventure Tours Belize Destinations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corozal District - The northern most district in Belize where Mayan Ruins mix with small fishing villages and a Spanish touch.
Orangewalk District - The oldest known Maya Ruin, Lamanai, and Rio Bravo...this district is rich with activities.
Cayo District - The portal to the Mountain Pine Ridge and the mighty Mayan cities of Caracol and Xunantunich.
www.belizeglobal.com /dest.html   (1165 words)

  
 Belize : Places to Visit
Corozal is the Northern most district of Belize bordering the Mexican City of Chetumal.
It is also a coastal district which is inhabited mostly by Mestizos and Yucatec Mayas that settled in the area after fleeing from the Caste War of Mexico.
Stann Creek is a coastal district which is inhabited mostly by Garifunas, descendants of Caribs from the island of St. Vincent.
www.turq.com /belize/beldist.html   (1194 words)

  
 Corozal Home
Welcome to the official website for the people, culture, Mayan archaeology, attractions, schools, and other things in the Corozal District of Belize.
Corozal residents have been spared direct effects from Hurricane Emily.
Corozal residents should be congratulated for preparing, even though Emily went north of us.
www.corozal.com   (181 words)

  
 Toucan Trail Corozal District Northern Belize - Affordable Accommodations for the Independent Traveler
Set on the Corozal Bay, much of the present day town is built over an ancient Maya trading city some excavated parts of which can be explored at the Santa Rita archaeological site, a few minutes walk from downtown.
Along the Corozal Bay, 7 miles north east of Corozal Town, at the end of a bumpy road is the
The Corozal District is often times viewed as one of the stops between Belize City and the northern border and if one were to remain on the main highway, that impression would seem valid.
www.belizeanjourneys.com /features/toucan_trail/corozal/newsletter.html   (1404 words)

  
 Corozal District, Belize
Corozal Town is located nine miles from the Mexican border and Chetumal, capital of Mexico's southern state of Quintana Roo.
Corozal District is the heart of Belize's sugar growing and processing industry.
Cerros, access able by boat from Corozal, lies across the Corozal-Chetumal bay and was an early Maya trading center.
www.belize-vacation.com /belize/corozal.htm   (355 words)

  
 The Belize Virtual Guide - Corozal - Districts Tour
The Corozal District is located 85 miles from Belize City, bordering Mexico on the north and built on the shoreline of Chetumal Bay.
The residents of Belize's most northerly district are primarily Hispanic, most speaking both Spanish and English, who have built their homes on the foundations of the Mayan ceremonial center of Santa Rita.
The word Corozal was a derivation from the Spanish name for the cohune palm tree, considered by ancient Mayas as a symbol of fertility.
www.travelbelize.org /spanish/guide/di/dico.html   (281 words)

  
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Surges of 1-2 feet were experienced in the Coastal areas of Belize and Corozal District as Keith moved in a west direction to the State of Campeche in Mexico.
Corozal Hospital was evacuated to Orange Hospital on Friday afternoon.
Due to the vulnerability of the infrastructure and the location of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (National Hospital), the decision was taken for early discharge and evacuation of this Hospital.
www.paho.org /English/DD/PED/keith-oct4.htm   (442 words)

  
 Assessment Damage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Aerial surveys of the Orange Walk District have indicated that there was lodging mostly in old mature fields that does not exist in much of the district.
Much damage again occurred in the Corozal District, where an estimated 175 acres were flattened by the force of the wind.
A total of 16 acres of hot pepper were damaged, 15 of which were in the Corozal District and 1 in the Stann Creek District.
www.belize.gov.bz /features/assess_damage.html   (984 words)

  
 You Better Belize It! - Corozal!
Its rainfall is slighly lower than in the other districts.
Unfortunately, a fall in world demand for sugar in the 1970's resulted in a reccession for the farmers in this district who had converted even subsistence farms into sugar cane milpas.
Corozal hosts a wide variety of sights including several beach locations on the bay and many inland lagoons.
www.belizeit.com /corozal.htm   (203 words)

  
 Corozal Town - Toucan Trail
Corozal Town, the largest town of the quiet, bucolic Corozal District, exemplifies the cultural and economic transformation the region has undergone over the past 4000 years.
The old Aventura Sugar Mill seven miles south of Corozal Town no longer processes sugar, but its main chimney reminds visitors of an industry still dominating the Corozal District.
Corozal serves as a gateway to other surrounding destinations, especially Mexico, and therefore offers a multitude of accommodations and restaurants.
www.toucantrail.com /Belize-on-a-Budget/Corozal-Town.html   (401 words)

  
 Waterfront Dream home situated in the peaceful district of Corozal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This truly unique 2.16 acre property is situated on the beautiful Corozal Bay in the Northernmost region of Belize, Corozal.
The property is situated at the north end of Corozal Town, giving you close proximity to shopping, while at the same time maintaining the serene feeling of privacy.
The view to the east overlooks the Corozal Bay with Cerros Mayan Ruins just across the water, this magnificent view can be enjoyed from both the upper and lower levels of the home.
www.emeraldfutures.com /czl_home/dream_home.html   (808 words)

  
 2005 Population Figures for Corozal, Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In certain areas of the country, such as Orange Walk and Corozal District in the...
At Frontera Corozal, an outpost established 23 years...
My father is from Corozal; my mother from San German...
travel.synabu.com /cities/C/Corozal,_Belize.html   (756 words)

  
 Biodiversity in Belize: Passionflowers (Passiflora) I
This is a slender vine and the most widespread passionflower in Belize and is found in all districts.
It is found in the Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo districts.
In Belize restricted to coastal sands of the Belize, Stann Creek and Toledo districts.
biological-diversity.info /native_passiflora_1.htm   (499 words)

  
 Biodiversity in Belize - Native Heliconia's
Distributed in the Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo districts.
Found in all districts (except Corozal?) in lowland under open, disturbed and moist conditions.
Within Belize it's distribution is limited to a distinct area in the Toledo district.
biological-diversity.info /native_heliconia.htm   (498 words)

  
 Viatorians.com - Around the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corozal is a district in northern Belize with a small town - Corozal Town - on a bay that empties into the Caribbean Sea.
The Viatorians staff the parish in Corozal Town, and Frs.
Nearly 200 teachers staff the schools and often use their own money to purchase basic supplies like paper and chalk, which are always in short supply.
www.viatorians.com /world/belize.htm   (323 words)

  
 Amandala Online
Today, three men from San Narciso, Corozal District - Adrian Estrella, 29, a technician; Patrick Balan, 28, a laborer; and Carlos Rodriguez, 27, a general manager - were jointly charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder when they appeared in the Corozal Magistrate’s Court.
The three suspects were charged following a police investigation into the murder of Vivian Ysenia Mendez Cruz, 34, a Guatemalan domestic of Bella Vista Village, Corozal District, who had been found naked and apparently dead between Miles 65 and 66 on the Northern Highway, around 4:30 p.m.
The woman was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital in Corozal, where she was pronounced dead on arrival and later identified as Vivian Cruz.
www.amandala.com.bz /index.php?story=689&PHPSESSID=e6a771f53d3faca5ce0f5c7214697260   (377 words)

  
 Corozal District - Toucan Trail
The northern district of Corozal is not usually a priority destination for tourists because the transportation routes travel through primarily flat, young coastal plain.
Although Corozal was named after the Spanish word for the cohune palm trees found in the region, the significance of the name has greater implications: the Maya considered the cohune palms to be symbols of fertility.
Today, Corozal epitomizes this ancient observation as the most cultivated and agriculturally productive region in Belize.
www.toucantrail.com /Belize-on-a-Budget/Corozal-District.html   (105 words)

  
 Belize ducational Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corozal Community College - Community College in the Corozal District.
Corozal Junior College - Located in the Corozal District, Belize.
Ministry of Education - The governing body withing the government that oversees all aspects of the education system in Belize.
www.ahbelize.com /education   (294 words)

  
 Corozal District, Belize
Inauguration of the Pueblo Nuevo Ferry to the communities in northeast Belize from the rest of the Corozal District.
This is a topic on Consejo done originally by four students of Corozal Junior College.
Smugglers Den is a nice resort on a beach on the Bay of Chetumal.
www.corozal.com /district   (102 words)

  
 Consejo Shores - Welcome to Consejo Shores
We're seven miles north of Corozal Town in the most northern part of Belize.
Expats in Belize are now clustered mostly in San Pedro, Placencia, the Belize City suburbs and near Corozal Town.
But the Corozal Town area and nearby Consejo offer a lot for those staying awhile - low prices, friendly people, a generally low-crime environment, the beautiful blue water of the bay, and the extra plus of having Mexico next door for cheap shopping.
www.consejoshores.com   (240 words)

  
 AA in Corozal Corozal Town Corozal District
From Corozal and Orange Walk to Punta Gorda and Placencia and the rest of the country of Belize..
In Corozal there are two small but active groups of Alcoholics Anonymous with a collective experience of over 100 years of sobriety.
The meeting is in the National Drug Abuse Council office, on the second floor of a building about midway on the east side of the street (there aren't many divided streets in Corozal).
sanpedroinbelize.com /db_clients/2666.php   (334 words)

  
 You Better Belize It! - Orange Walk!
The second of the northern districts, Orange Walk lies next to both Mexico and Guatemala; although it does not have an official border crossing into either.
The Tower Hill factory processes the sugar cane which is produced in Orange Walk as well as in neighboring Corozal.
The spanish speaking residents are decendents of the same Maya and Mestizo in the Corozal district.
www.belizeit.com /ow.htm   (226 words)

  
 APRIL 2000 Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The District Technical Supervisors are members of the District National Emergency Management Organization and sit on the Transportation, Food Distribution and Search and Rescue Committees.
The rationale was a DTS in place in a district town would be better able to carry out maintenance duties because he would be able to make on - the - spot decisions for the most efficient use of the human and material resources.
So it was the Ministry of Works and Transport invited the District Technical Supervisors to Belmopan to acquaint them with the various projects in their particular districts; to review work done or in the pipeline and in general to restate policy.
www.belize.gov.bz /cabinet/h_canton/newsletter/april2000/welcome.shtml   (3145 words)

  
 International Opportunities - The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The course consists of a didactic component prior to the clinical component which is a two-week field experience in the Corozal District of Belize.
Educational experiences include inservices and workshops for health care personnel as well as health education classes conducted for adults/parents/students/children in the villages and schools of the district.
The service and care provided is distributed amongst the village schools, clinics and district hospital and includes numerous activities including vision testing and screening for the presence of; lice, hypertension, diabetes and cancer.
www.luc.edu /schools/nursing/intlopp.html   (598 words)

  
 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Cooperatives Information Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
According to Victorin, there are ten acres of hot peppers under cultivation in Corozal with an additional eight acres planned for the future.
Victorin says that a major concern of farmers in Corozal is obtaining financing for their crops, which include papaya, apple bananas and hot peppers.
Also on the field visit to various farms in the Corozal district were representatives of financial institutions, including the Saint Francis Xavier Credit Union and the Development Finance Corporation.
www.agriculture.gov.bz /release3.htm   (237 words)

  
 2.23 acres of elegant upscale Caribbean front property
An elegant upscale Caribbean front property situated in the Corozal Town is definitely a dream home in the dream location.
Corozal Town is only approximately 10 miles to the Mexican border and approximately 15 miles to t he closest Mexican City of Chetumal.
Belize City is approximately one and a half hour drive from the property or approximately 25 minutes by air from Corozal Town.
www.belizelandproperties.com /properties/2.23acres/2.23acres.html   (393 words)

  
 The Belize Virtual Guide - Sarteneja Village - Corozal District
Many small villages dot the country-side of the Corozal District.
This is one of the least developed parts of Belize and is not easily reached except by day-long drives in a car or bus.
Small, colorful villages such as Chunox lie on the road out of this northeastern part of the country on the road to the Orangewalk District.
www.travelbelize.org /german/html/guide/di/di02.html   (339 words)

  
 GoNomad: Corozal: Last Stop on Belize's Toucan Trail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After driving north from Belize City, we rounded an abrupt curve and were warmly greeted by the turquoise hues of the Corozal Bay.
With the Mexican border a mere eight miles away, Corozal Town became a haven for refugees fleeing the caste wars during the mid 1800s -- as is depicted on the walls of the Town Hall near the square.
Along the Corozal Bay, 7 miles north east of Corozal Town, at the end of a bumpy road, is the peacefully quiet community of Consejo Shores.
www.gonomad.com /destinations/0506/belize_corozal.html   (1567 words)

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