Corozal and Toledo Christmas Cultural Exchange, Wildlife awareness through Chess
17th to 21st December 2012
The first of its kind program went through successfully through the coordination of Mr. Humberto Juarez and his team.
Toledo started their journey 4:00am Monday 17th December 2012 with ten Players and 4 coaches, arriving at Santa Clara 10:00am, where the welcome address was made by Principal of the School Mr. Gilberto Perez. We were dispatched to our different host families where were hosted with LOVE. The itinerary for the next four days were packed with chess, sports, talent, wildlife and cultural activities held in different areas of Corozal District.
Children and coaches of Toledo work hand in hand with the host district in sharing and teaching chess in a detailed and easy manner.
Each day activities were held at a different village this was to encourage parents to be active part of the program,
Special Thanks to the organizers; Corozal Chess Association, Toledo Chess Association and The Belize National Youth Chess Foundation and to the parents who assisted.
Participating coaches were: - Corozal; Santa Clara/San Roman coach Gilberto Perez and Mrs Meriah Correa, Louisville – Mrs Faustita Hernadez, Mr. Gregorio Moralez, Sarteneja – Mr. Evelio Tzul. San Narciso – Mr. Omar Huitz and Mrs. Elvia Huitz and Mr. Humberto Juarez. Junior Coaches Gilberto Perez Jr., Zyrian Juarez, Shajir Pech, Eyden Juarez,
Toledo; San Pedro Columbia, San Miguel, Big Falls. Mr. Adinaldo Requena, Mrs. Darlene Arnold, Ms, Abigail Garcia and Jose Teul