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Chinese Celebrating New Year's in Corozal, Belize

Chinese New Year is celebrated for sixteen days (from New Year's Eve to the Lantern Festival). The preparations start seven days before the New Year's Eve. Many activities for this period are traditional customs, but some are quite new... Here is a daily guide to the celebrations in 2017.  Pre-Chinese New Year Preparations (January 20–26, 2017)
Laba Festival

Some Chinese start to celebrate and prepare for New Year as early as month 12 day 8 of the lunar calendar. This is a festival called Laba ( 腊八 Làbā /laa-baa/ '12th lunar month' + '8'). It's January 5 in 2017.

Cleaning the House

Clean housePeople clean their houses before Chinese New Year.
From the 23rd of the 12th lunar month (January 20, 2017), Chinese people carry out a thorough cleaning of their houses. The cleaning is called "sweeping the dust", and represents a wish to put away old things, bid farewell to the old year, and welcome the New Year.

New Year Shopping

People buy New Year food a…

blockage through Belize and Mexico are blocked due t o the fayuqueros

In the face of recent violent incidents in the former international bridge of Subteniente López, which communicates to Mexico and Belize, authorities in this Caribbean nation decided to cancel the passage of local residents who pass by on foot, motorcycles or tricycles, only allowing the entry of vehicles that are Carefully reviewed to locate and arrest suspected fayuqueros who operate in this place.

After the violent incidents that took place on the border between Mexico and Belize, where police officers of this Caribbean nation violated the national territory to try to arrest the alleged fayuqueros of Subteniente Lopez, the relationship between authorities of both nations has become tense because On the Mexican side is the presence of elements of the Army, Navy of Mexico and Federal Police that guard the boundaries between these two nations.

A similar situation could be felt in the 14 communities on the banks of the Hondo River, a natural border of 130 kilometers shared by Mexico a…

Andrea Bocelli 'Inspector' for finance, routed the big scam of 8 star resort in Belize: 7 arrestsAndrea Bocelli 'Inspector' for finance, routed the big scam of 8 star resort in Belize: 7 arrests

Posing as a greedy investment evaders entrepreneurs and elderly deceived by an organization that exploited the name of the singer and other stars like John Travolta. Vortex of external accounts and false contracts for the real estate firm impossible nell'atollo ultravincolato. Seizures for 18 million euro

The project of a super deluxe 8-star resort in a fabulous atoll, a 'safe investment' for which expenses are international stars of film and music like John Travolta and Andrea Bocelli, to become their spokesperson knowledge of an international scam promoted using their names. Crucial to the investigation, the collaboration that such Bocelli gave the financiers, who arrested seven people and seized assets for 18 million euro - including real estate, land, company shares, cars and bank accounts - as part of a coordinated investigation from Busto Arsizio attorney. Mission: raking in millions and millions of Euros to build an elusive, unattainable resort in the paradise of B…

Birding Takes Off In Belize As Hot Vacation Trend With Chaa Creek Introducing New Avian Activities

No matter whether you call it “birding” or “bird watching”, Belize is one of the world’s best locations for observing avian wildlife, and having just announced new birding tours and a new emphasis on birding for 2017, The Lodge at Chaa Creek says it’s ready to welcome experienced and novice bird enthusiasts this year.
The Lodge at Chaa Creek, a Belizean eco-resort situated in the midst of a 400-acre private nature reserve, has announced expanded birding activities for 2017 in response to what one naturalist guide said is a growing interest in Belize’s impressive bird population. Ricky Manzanero, a Chaa Creek naturalist guide with a special focus on birds, said a steady rise in interest about Belize’s avian wildlife has prompted the popular Belizean eco-resort to dedicate more staff and resources towards birding activities, which currently include daily early morning guided birding walks.
“When Chaa Creek hosted the ambitious “Birds Without B…

Meditation Practice and Other Events held in Corozal

Open House, Sunday, 29th January 2017, from 6am to 4pm
6am-8am: Early morning bird watch 10am: Tour of the Maya site 11am: Nature activity with Christina Leuteman 12noon: Presentation — Create your own Health, with Beverley Turner 2pm: Tour of the Maya site Also Included
Sale of silver jewellery by Marcus Gonzales Sale of clothes by Rose Have a massage with Nash Listen to music by Brad and Christina Enjoy the gardens and garden sculptures Refreshments served

All Corozal district are called to attend this great event.
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First Art in The Park 2017 in Corozal

It was the first Annual Art in the park that was held on January 21st, 2017. It commenced at 5pm where several boots had already been out on display. Usually, after church at 7pm the music commence. Their where countless people came out to supported the event. I walked towards the park and from the distance I saw the countless people. I heard music echoing through my both ears.  First thing was taking photo's of the Train CHOO! CHOO!, Miss Deb's Deli, Then I went to take photos of the rest of the boots on Central   Park. I couldn't count how much booth their where on this event but their where surely a number of them. Every event it keeps getting better as the months approaches. 
Something that I saw where tourists buying souvenirs as a reminder of what Belize local artists does. Lots of locals enjoyed the music being played on the park. And, some where dancing, walking around the Central Park. During my booth to booth picture's I observed some where made by locals an…