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Corozal Man Rescued from Burning House

A man was rescued from a burning house in northern Belize. Police say the thirty-nine-year-old man was found semi-unconscious inside his house when neighbours ran to help. The wooden and [...]

Red Cross Gifts NEMO 20K in Equipment

The Belize Red Cross donated a trove of equipment to NEMO today in Belize City. The Red Cross says that that donation was made possible through a grant they obtained [...]

Learning the Workings of Open Street Mapping

A one-day training workshop took place on Monday in Belize City where officials from government agencies and N.G.O.s worked together on open street mapping. Open street maps are completely user-generated [...]

Fire Guts House in Ladyville; was it Arson?

A fire has left one man without a house in Ladyville Village. The thirty by thirty wooden structure and all its contents were wiped out by the time fire officials [...]

Fire Destroys House in Maskall Village, Leaving 7 Homeless

The New Year didn’t start right for a family from rural Belize District. A raging fire on Sunday morning destroyed the home of seven members on the Old Northern Highway. [...]

Lemonal Family Homeless after Fire Guts House

There was a second fire on Sunday. It happened in village of Lemonal, also in the Belize District. The fire broke out at around three-thirty p.m. when a family of [...]

Sisters in Burrell Boom Lose Homes to Fire

Within the past week, there have been several fires across the country. The first fire happened in Burrell Boom Village in the Belize District. Two wooden homes were destroyed by [...]

National Fire Service Still Investigating Fire in Steadfast Village

On Monday, we told you about a fire along the Stann Creek Valley Roadthat left a family of eight homeless. Sometime after ten a.m. last Saturday, a fire completely destroyed [...]

Christmas Day Fire; Family Loses Everything in San Pedro Town

And on Christmas Day a family was left homeless when a fire broke out inside their home around ten in the morning. It happened on Marina Drive in the DFC [...]

Police investigates Fire in Orange Walk

On Boxing Day there were two separate fires one in Orange Walk Town and the other in Belize City. The fire in Orange Walk happened around one-thirty in the morning. [...]

Fire on Tibruce Street; Blaze Extinguished by Cops

The second fire on Boxing Day happened right here in Belize City. The National Fire Service says that around six-thirty that evening flames were spotted inside a wooden home on [...]

No Charges to be Brought against Tenant Who Torched Cleghorn Street Apartment

On Friday morning, a house fire on Cleghorn Street destroyed the upper flat of a two-storey wooden structure.  The blaze was the result of a tenant deliberately setting his room [...]

Family of 8 Loses Home to Fire

Fire completely destroyed a house at mile sixteen on the Stann Creek Valley Road over the weekend. A family of eight lost all their personal belongings, as well as the [...]

A Suicide Attempt Ends with a House Fire on Cleghorn Street

Eleven persons who occupied a two storey building on Cleghorn Street, Belize City, are left to pick up the pieces just before the Christmas. This morning one of the tenants [...]

Fire Department Says Cleghorn Street Blaze was Deliberately Set

Station Manager Orin Smith provided details of the firefighting effort to extinguish the blaze, however, he was not able to confirm the suggestion that the tenant who started the fire [...]

No Consensus at COP 24; SIDS Dissatisfied with Text

At this hour, global talks are still under way in Katowice, Poland, to develop a rulebook to enforce the 2015 Paris agreement to address climate change. After two weeks of [...]

Double Counting of Emissions Reductions is 1 of SIDS concerns

Countries have not been able to come to a consensus on certain points. One of the areas that the small island developing states are concerned about is the issue of [...]

11-Month-Old Baby Girl Drowns In Bucket

Tragedy struck a Belize City family on Tuesday night. Eleven-month-old Marianne Vasquez fell and drowned in a bucket of water at her home in Belama. According to the family, baby [...]

24 Hours Later Body of Rudy Morales Found at Sea

After being missing for more than twenty-four hours, the body of prominent Corozal businessman, forty-one-year-old Rudy Morales of Morales Bus Company was found late this evening. His body was floating [...]

Suspected Arson in Big Falls

Police are investigating a house fire in the southern village of Big Falls. The fire destroyed the house of Angelina Ack, a twenty-eight-year-old bus owner. Fortunately, Ack and her two [...]

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Spared Belize

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has ended and there is a sigh of relief in Belize. The season was forecasted to be normal to slightly above normal in the Atlantic [...]

Fire Guts Plues Street House; 12 Persons Left Homeless

Christmas is less than a month away, but for two families in Belize City, there is not much to celebrate this season. The Williams and Neal families were displaced today [...]

IPCC Report Front and Center of CARICOM’s Approach to COP24

And so if you’re wondering what exactly the IPCC Report means for the small island developing states; the news is grim.  For coral reefs and other vulnerable ecosystems it may [...]

2 Men Critical at K.H.M.H. after They Were Electrocuted

Two men were electrocuted while they were cutting trees in Roaring Creek. According to police, the two persons were working near the Westar Gas Station when they received life threatening [...]

Belize City Fire Guts 2 Houses, Leaving 9 Persons Homeless

In October, we reported on the attempted arson at the home of Belize City resident Andre Diaz. But tonight, the news is dire for Diaz, since this time, her house [...]