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Southside Resident Loses Everything in Fire

A candle is believed to have sparked a fire in the upper flat of a house in the south side of Belize City. The fire victim, Allan Locario lived alone [...]

Investigation into Free Zone Fire Ongoing

Meanwhile, fire officials continue to investigate the cause of a fire up north, inside the Commercial Free Zone in Corozal. Around three p.m. on Tuesday, a seventy-five by seventy-five foot [...]

Fire Guts Storehouse in Corozal Free Zone

A mid-afternoon fire in the Corozal Free Zone has eviscerated a three-storey concrete warehouse.  The seventy-five by seventy-five foot structure, property of Orange Walk businessman Amit Moriani, went up in [...]

Family Loses Everything after Home is Set on Fire

A single mother and her five children lost everything when a fire gutted their house in Scotland Halfmoon, Belize District. As they try to pick up the pieces to restore [...]

An Overnight Fire on Boots Crescent Leaves Family Homeless

A fire swept through a mobile home on Thursday night on Boots Crescent, Belize City. In the blink of an eye, the Flowers family lost everything as the flames quickly [...]

Investigations Continue in Youth Hostel Tragedy

The special investigation into the fire which claimed the lives of three minors at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel commenced five weeks ago, on December first. To date, no information [...]

Landmark Bertha’s Tamales Goes Up in Flames

In February of 2015, the Founder of World Famous Hummingbird Highway Tamales, Bertha Lisbey passed away at age seventy-eight. But business continued as usual as her daughter, Aurora carried on [...]

Fire Leaves Single Mother and Kids Homeless

A fire on Antelope Street Extension has left a single mother and her two children without a roof over their heads. On Monday night in Belize City, a pair of [...]

San Pedro Mechanic Loses Everything in Fire

A San Pedro mechanic is tonight homeless after the wooden structure he once called home was gutted by fire. At about five o’clock on Sunday morning, thirty-four year old Ricardo [...]

Family Who Lost Everything in Fire Asks for Assistance

The Christmas holidays are upon us, but for the Sanchez family of Belize City, there is little to look forward to. Last Friday, their belongings were destroyed when a fire [...]

Fire Destroys Kings Park Residence

Tonight, at least three persons are left homeless and three others are staying with relatives after the two storey house they were living in was gutted by flames. Just before [...]

Toledo West Area Rep Comes Out Swinging on Flood Relief Efforts

The always feisty member for Toledo West, Oscar Requeña was on fire this morning, claiming that while Belize City residents got stoves and refrigerators, all the people of Toledo got [...]

Flooding Affects 8-Mile Community

The southern part of Belize was the most affected over the past weekend when heavy rains came down. Roads and other infrastructure were submerged under water and became passable when [...]

NEMO Provides Update on Flooding in the West

In respect of the flooding in the west, on Monday’s newscast we told you that several crossings including the Iguana Creek Bridge, the low-lying wooden bridge that connects San Ignacio [...]

Weekend Rains Leave Flooding in the South

Just a few weeks ago, Belize City was underwater…inundated by a weekend of heavy rain. NEMO had to be pressed into immediate and urgent action to relieve suffering caused by [...]

Macal and Mopan Rivers Rise Amid Torrential Rains in the West

Aside from the south, the downpour over the weekend also affected the western part of the country where the Macal and Mopan Rivers rose above their usual levels. While homes [...]

Bomba Under Water One Week After Massive Weekend Downpour

Bomba is a small community off the Old Northern Highway in the Belize Rural North constituency. There are twenty-seven families living in the village without electricity even though wires were [...]

Who Torched U.D.P. Cayo South Candidate Ralph Huang’s Political Office?

Just before midnight on Thursday, the Camalote campaign office of U.D.P. Standard Bearer Ralph Huang was destroyed by fire and police are investigating the blaze as a case of arson. [...]

Monster Hurricane Patricia Makes Landfall in Mexico

All eyes are on Mexico tonight which is being battered by the strongest hurricane in history with wind gusts of two hundred and thirty miles an hour. Evacuation of persons [...]

Jerusalem Under Siege From Poverty

One of the most poverty-stricken communities is Jerusalem; it is located in the outskirts of the Krooman Lagoon in the Antelope Street Extension of the city. The flooding of the [...]

Flood Leaves Family of Four Homeless

A family of four was among the many left homeless as a result of the flooding over the weekend. The head of the family is a single mother of three [...]

Mayflower Street Residents to Get Assistance

On Monday, we showed you the deplorable conditions in which residents of Mayflower Street are living.  While the situation had been that way well before the weekend flooding, Area Representative [...]

Flood Devastates Impoverished City Communities

In our newscast tonight, we have full coverage of the unexpected extreme weather conditions that went from a long drought to three days of torrential rains. According to forecasters, the [...]

Heavy Rains Affect Residents in the Old Capital

Four areas in the City were the hardest hit by the weekend’s rains: Collet, Port Loyola, Lake Independence and Freetown Divisions. The water poured into houses damaging the little residents [...]

CEMO Carrying Out Damage and Recovery Assessment

The waters which covered Belize City in the weekend’s epic flooding have largely receded, allowing the very critical component of recovery to get underway unimpeded. CEMO, the City’s Emergency Management [...]