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Thousands flee Mitch, Belize is spared

Pictorials coming in a few minutes As we see the images of the devastation in Honduras and Nicaragua, Belizeans all across the country are thanking God we were spared from [...]

Prime Minister tours affected areas

The Prime Minister Said Musa returned today after a week long visit to Taiwan with the Minister for Budget and Planning Ralph Fonseca. Although he was far from home during [...]

Deputy P.M. thanks all for assistance

News Five also spoke with Deputy Prime Minister John BriceƱo, who although he had only been sworn in two months ago, shouldered the enormous responsibility of leading the country during [...]

Cruise ship disappears

While Belize escaped Mitch without any casualties, others of course were not so fortunate. While the death toll climbs into the thousands in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala, of particular concern [...]

Met office evaluates performance

The saga of the Phantome illustrates the importance of early and accurate weather forecasting. And while no one would suggest that Belize’s own meteorologists are anything less than first rate, [...]

Radio plays a key role

As thousands of Belizeans moved to higher grounds from the threat of hurricane Mitch, most radio stations remained on air round the clock, to keep the nation inform and prepared [...]

Looters arrested

While most responsible citizens were in shelters inland or quietly waiting out the storm in their homes, there were those who tried to profit from an evacuation situation. Between the [...]

Belize Bank offers grace period

If you have borrowed money from the Belize Bank and are trying to recover from the financial burden brought on by the threat of Hurricane Mitch, we have a bit [...]

San Pedro cleans up after storm

For the majority of Belizeans, Hurricane Mitch was a second hand storm. We felt some rain, but the winds stayed an abstract number on the weather channel. We had no [...]