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Young Boy Trapped By Falling House in Lake I

Back to the weekend floods…At least three houses collapsed due to the velocity of the winds that accompanied the torrential rains. For a family in Lake Independence, Saturday night was [...]

Port Loyola Resident Loses Everything When Home Collapsed

Meanwhile, in Port Loyola, thirty-six year old Lisa Flowers was inside her sister’s room when her portion of the house fell into the flood waters. The wooden house on Fabers [...]

B.E.L. Removes All Illegal Connections In Antelope Street Extension

On Sunday, there was no supply of electricity in certain areas of the Southside for most of the day. That’s because Belize Electricity Limited was forced to cut power after [...]

MoH Monitors Flood Situation

Diarrhea, Hepatitis A, and other related illnesses are among several health conditions that can become an epidemic in the aftermath of floods.  Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health issued [...]

Electrical Fire Destroys Cement Bungalow

An electrical fire during the heavy rains on Saturday night has completely destroyed a concrete bungalow structure on Supal Street.  The residence of twenty-seven-year-old Roman Riverol and his father was [...]

Early Morning Fire Guts Iconic Fenders Nightclub

An early morning fire in Belize City on Monday has left several persons homeless.  Sometime around six o’clock, personnel from the National Fire Service were called out to Handyside Street [...]

Residents Lose Everything in Towering Blaze

Alan Gotoy, who has lived in one of the homes since childhood, told News Five today that there was very little he could have done to save his belongings.  Everything [...]

House Collapse in Lake-I Leaves One Family Homeless

Another Belize City family residing in Lake Independence is tonight homeless after their home collapsed over the weekend.  Lichelle Dixon, her mother and grandmother were living in a dilapidated wooden [...]

Weekend Fire Leaves One Man Homeless

Police are investigating a weekend fire in City. A small house belonging to Arturo Pasos went up in flames on Saturday afternoon. Pasos lived alone in his wooden house off [...]

Family Narrowly Escapes Injury After Home Collapses

A family of four, including a physically challenged father, escaped serious injuries this morning when their elevated home on Electric Avenue in Belize City suddenly collapsed.  Joany Smith, her two [...]

US Retiree Drowns Near Rainbow Beach

As we reported in Tuesday’s newscast, the body of fifty-one year old Andy Grant of San Andres Village was found floating in the sea in Corozal Town in the morning. [...]

Minor Drowns in Blue Creek Cave, Recovery Effort Underway

A recovery operation to retrieve the body of ten-year-old Jason Pau from the Ho’keb’ Ha Cave in Blue Creek Village remains open, following the disappearance of the minor on Friday [...]

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 [...]