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Student Drowns on Retreat

The fourth person to lose his life this weekend is a teenager from Belize City. Fourteen year old Eric Cruz was out on an evangelical retreat near mile twenty-five on [...]

Fire Displaces Several Families on Euphrates Avenue

A fire over the weekend has left several families without a roof over their head. The landlord and her tenants had to evacuate their home immediately when fire and flames [...]

Fire in Biscayne Leaves Twelve Homeless

Two Biscayne families are without their house after it was burnt to the ground shortly after two on Saturday morning. Emmerson Michael, his common-law-wife and their seven children lived upstairs, [...]

How Prepared is NEMO this Hurricane Season?

The rains have started in earnest, and while the 2015 Hurricane Season is forecast as less than average, that does not mean that disaster will not strike. Are we prepared [...]

Civil Aviation Investigates Tropic Air Crash

The Department of Civil Aviation is proceeding with an official probe into a plane crash earlier this week involving a Tropic Air flight en route to the Bay Islands of [...]

Are Belize’s Skies Still Safe?

As we reported in the wake of the accident, it is the second aircraft from Tropic’s fleet to plunge into the Caribbean Sea since December of last year.  We asked [...]

Pilot and Passengers Questioned in Investigation

On Wednesday morning, all three men were returned to the mainland after spending the night at Blackbird Caye.  They were then summoned by the Department of Civil Aviation to assist [...]

Coast Guard Provides Further Details on Tropic Air Mishap

Tonight, there are further details and exclusive images of a Tropic single-engine aircraft which dipped in the Caribbean Sea soon after it departed the Phillip Goldson International Airport in transit [...]

Airline Company Tightlipped on Crash at Sea

Interestingly, Tropic Air has remained fairly tightlipped about the incident, not offering much by way of a brief release on the company’s Facebook page.  On the other hand, Borland told [...]

Hurricane Season Will be Average to Below Average

Today is the start of the hurricane season in the Atlantic which runs through to November thirtieth and is predicted to be below average to average. Chief Meteorologist Dennis Gonguez [...]

CEMO Presents Plan of Action for June 1st-Nov 30th

With the start of the 2015 Hurricane Season, the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, has once again kicked into high gear, readying itself in the event of natural disaster.  This [...]

Hurricane Shelters for Hurricane Season!

Councilor Phillip Willoughby who has been instrumental in hurricane preparedness also spoke on the utilization of designated hurricane shelters.    Phillip Willoughby, City Councilor “I would like to take this [...]

Fire Leaves Lord’s Bank Family Homeless

A family in Lord’s Bank, Ladyville has been displaced after a fire swept through their wooden bungalow house. Despite efforts by the fire department to extinguish the blaze, it quickly [...]

Fire Engulfs Home in Belize City

A fire gutted a small house on Aloe Vera Street in Belize City just before noon today. The homeowner was not at home when she heard the dreadful news that [...]

Elderly Woman Escapes Mid-afternoon Fire on Neal Pen Road

An eighty-six year old lady had to be rescued from her house today after it caught fire. A neighbor and friends heard her crying out and they ran in to [...]

Investigations Into Belize City Fire Ongoing

The month of April has been a record month for 2015 when it comes to fires. Across the country, there have been several fires since the start of April, gutting [...]

Fire Destroys Belize City Home

A fiery blaze on Partridge Street Extension at around one-thirty this afternoon completely destroyed an upstairs wooden home belonging to Edith Valentine. Nobody was there at the time, and Valentine, [...]

U.S. Naval Ship Makes First Stop In Belize

The US naval Hospital ship, named the USNS Comfort sailed into Belizean waters earlier this week. It’s the first stop of a tour in the Caribbean and Central and South [...]

Haitians Dead Following Capsized Boat

And finally in our newscast, we turn to the Caribbean where a tragic event has occurred in Haiti. A total of twenty-one Haitians died and nineteen others are missing after [...]

Fire Victim Fighting for Life

On Tuesday, we reported on seven fires, three which were arsons. But there is a more tragic case in which a young student from San Pedro was severely burnt. Tonight, [...]

Community Grieves Destruction of Ceremonial Temple

The deliberate setting on fire of a temple in the remote village of Barranco has brought grief to the community. Over the years the temple had become the heart of [...]

Veteran Boatman Explains Explosion

On Thursday night, we left you with the story about a boat that caught on fire in the hanger area near the Belize City Municipal Airstrip. Four men were heading [...]

Fire Department Investigates

In speaking with News Five today, Stephen Bradley said the skiff, Miss Din, was regularly maintained since he bought it twelve years ago. Bradley also pointed out that a new [...]

3 Structures Torched by Arsonists

There was a string of three arsons across the country over the Easter weekend, the most tragic being the deliberate destruction of a Garifuna spiritual temple in Barranco Village.  Since [...]

Belize City Family Homeless After Fire

Earlier in the newscast, we reported on two cases of arson in the village of Barranco in the south. Well, there is another incident in which a small house was [...]