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Happy Battle of Saint George's Caye Day; And 37th years of Independence day in Belize

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The Battle of St. George's Caye was a short military engagement that lasted from 3 to 10 September 1798, off the coast of what is now Belize. However, the name is typically reserved for the final battle that occurred on 10 September. The Spaniards had previously attempted to expel the British settlers and their slaves on six occasions, most recently in 1779. September 10, 1798, marked the final Spanish attempt to take over the area. Today, the Battle of St. George's Caye is a national public and bank holiday.In our international campaign and in negotiations, Belize insisted that the right of the people to independence was a separate issue from the negotiations to end the Guatemalan claim. We insisted that independence must be achieved by 1981 even if negotiations were not successful. If necessary, negotiations would continue after independence. The negotiation failed, but Belize went on to independence, assisted in our security by the continued British military presence an…

Corozal Town Council Held their September Month Inauguration

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Belizean's are now feeling the Celebration vybze around Belize. A month of September Celebration is held once a year in the month of September across Belize. Each district has their own way of celebrating their own unique of Celebrating Belize's Independence.  While Belizean Independence Day is on September 21, the Battle of St. George's Caye Day is on September 10 and typically marks the beginning of celebrations. On that day, radio stations begin to play patriotic music and people wear the country's colors. Even the cars around Belize put flags on their front part of the cars. House is being decorated around Belize to win prizes. In Corozal, things are gearing up for 2018 September Celebration. Corozal September will be one of one of the hypest month of Celebration. 
On September 1, 2018, the Corozal Town Council held there September Celebration Inauguration 2018 at the Corozal Central Park at 7pm. The Event commenced with a prayer, National Anthem, Council Shamir A…

Corozal September Celebration Calendar 2018

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Sunday, September 2nd, 5pm Military Tattoo at Ricalde Stadium, Corozal Town. Free.
Friday, September 7th, 6:30pm Matinee at Central Park, Corozal Town. Free.


Saturday, September 8th, 6pm Miss Carnival at Andres Campos Civic Center, Corozal Town. Paid.


Sunday, September 9th, 7pm Fire Engine Parade on the principal street of Corozal Town. Free.


Sunday, September 9th, 10pm until Jump Up at Miami Beach, Corozal Town. Free.


Sunday, September 9th, midnight Dance & Fireworks at Rainbow Beach, Corozal Town. Free.


Monday, September 10th, 10am Official Ceremonies & Parade in front of Library, Corozal Town. Free.


Monday, September 10th, noon-until Family Event & Jump Up at Miami Beach, Corozal Town. Free.


Wednesday, September 12th, 6pm Christian Band Concert at Central Park, Corozal Town. Free.


Thursday, September 13th, 9:30am All Aboard Exhibition at the Corozal House of Culture. Free. Call  620-1572 or visit the House of Culture  Facebook Page


Saturday, September 15th, 5-10pm Art …