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Fire Destroys Another Family Home in Belize City

There were fires reported overnight in Belize City and Valley of Peace, Cayo District. The first took place on the George Price Highway after eleven in the evening and destroyed [...]

Who set Valley of Peace House on Fire?

The second incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning and there is very little information as to what caused a house to be set afire in Valley [...]

Fire Claims House on Iguana Street Extension

On Tuesday, we told you about a fire that gutted a home on the south side of Belize City. Sometime after eleven on Monday night, fire woke up residents on [...]

Was Alleged Arson Related to Weekend Shooting Incident?

But was the fire an act of arson? Gill believes that the fire stemmed from a shooting incident on Saturday, three days before her house was set ablaze. She explains [...]

Fire Wipes Out Family Home in Belize City

A fire destroyed a home shortly after eleven last night in Belize City.  Shantel Gill wasn’t at home on Iguana Street Extension when fire engulfed the wooden house and completely [...]

Mother of Arson Victim Pleads for Help Solving Mystery

Caroline Hamilton, the mother of eleven year old eleven year old Aaron Gabourel who was killed in a fire on October fifth, is pleading with those who have information on [...]

One Detained for Vehicle Burning as “Shaken” DPM Recounts Incident

Police have picked up a man in connection with the burning of Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber’s government assigned vehicle. The fire happened at Faber’s Lord’s Bank residence around midnight [...]

11 year old Boy Killed in Tragic Fire; 2 Other Minors Cling to Life

The most tragic of deaths—heartless and cold—is that of an innocent child being killed. That’s what happened on Tuesday night on Aloe Vera Street when an arsonist entered into the [...]

Families Displaced by Hurricane Earl to Get Housing

Belize continues to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Earl, and here in the Belize District at least twenty-two families who have spent weeks of their lives [...]

Man Appeals For Help After Fire Destroys House

A fire in Belize City destroyed a man’s home and personal belongings. Marlon Usher of Arlington Drive said he was hospitalized so he wasn’t at home when his house was [...]

Caye Caulker Fishermen Make Public Plea for Help After Earl

Hurricane Earl swept through Belize since August but months later the damages left in its trail are multiplying. Several of eighteen fishermen on the island of Caye Caulker say they [...]

Help For Housing and Infrastructure on Southside

While the fishermen plea for help, on Tuesday we reported that some eight million dollars in relief was issued to the National Emergency Management Organization to start efforts at reconstruction [...]

“Dignity Kits” For Girls and Women Affected by Hurricane Earl

This morning, at a brief ceremony on Coney Drive, the United Nations Population Fund handed over one hundred dignity kits to the Ministry of Human Development to aid with ongoing [...]

Department of Human Services to Oversee Distribution

The Ministry of Human Development is the chair of the relief and supplies committee for NEMO and act as the first responders in the communities affected by Hurricane Earl. Director [...]

Fire Destroys Top Portion of Structure in Belize City

There was no holiday on Wednesday for members of the National Fire Service based in Belize City, as around one in the afternoon they were called out to battle a [...]

Damages from Hurricane Earl Could Reach Hundreds of Millions in Dollars

While we had the Financial Secretary on hand, he was asked critical questions on the state of the Belizean economy and the ever-expanding debt obligations that Belize must meet. His [...]

Woman Perishes as House Collapses with Carnival Revellers

Going into the carnival weekend, a tragic incident took place this afternoon at the site of the Soca Moca Mas Camp, last year’s Carnival Champs. The members were tying up [...]

N.E.M.O. Accused of Delay to Fix Leaning House

Marsha Smith and her family have been living on the Dolphin Street property since 2003 and it is where the mud used for the J’ouvert is cooked…all that has been [...]

Salvation Army Hands Out Relief Supplies for Victims of Hurricane Earl

The Salvation Army’s giving is not limited to the Christmas season. In times of disaster they can be found reaching out with what resources they have. Today, forty families from [...]

Flooding in the South

There is major flooding taking place in southern Belize due to heavy rains on Sunday night.  The National Emergency Management Organization confirms that Jacintoville in the Toledo District is experiencing [...]

United States to Assist Belize with Hurricane Relief

Relief efforts continue across the country in the aftermath of Hurricane Earl. G.O.B. through its partner agencies as well other humanitarian organizations have been providing support to the many families [...]

U.N.D.P. Hands Over Construction Material

Relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Earl are ongoing.  Contributions in the form of cash and other resources needed for victims to repair homes and properties continue to be [...]

How Will Assistance Be Given to Hurricane Victims?

According to Councilor Phillip Willoughby, who also heads the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, there is a strict process in place to assist disaster victims.   Phillip Willoughby, CEMO “What [...]

Chetumal Chamber of Commerce Chips in with Hurricane Donation

The Chetumal Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism, CANACO Servytur Chetumal, has also stepped up to assist victims of Hurricane Earl.  At midday, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry [...]

Firefighters Train to Respond to Major Disasters

There was a fire and an accident in Ladyville and firefighters had to be called in to out the blaze, rescue victims trapped in the fire and extricate a critically [...]