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Relief effort gains strength

Less than forty-eight hours after the one hundred and forty-five mile an hour winds and eighteen foot storm surge of Hurricane Iris laid waste to a forty mile wide strip [...]

Mexico delivers truckloads of help

Earlier today, Mexican officials arrived in Belmopan to hand over the contents of eight trucks to the Foreign Affairs Ministry. Chief Executive Officer David Gibson accepted three hundred five-gallon containers [...]

Caye Caulker sends aid by sea

In times of tragedy, Belizeans are known to pool their resources to help their neighbours weather the storm. That’s exactly what Caye Caulker residents did when they collected supplies to [...]

Red Cross opens relief campaign

And while we’re on the subject of donations, we here at Channel 5 have been swamped with requests from potential donors asking where they can send money and supplies for [...]

Work ethic kicks in for Placencia

On Tuesday, News 5′s Janelle Chanona and Rick Romero brought us the first look at the devastation on the Placencia Peninsula. Tonight their colleagues Jacqueline Woods and Brent Toombs are [...]

San Pedranos return a year old favour

The process of recovery now underway in southern Belize is the product of many different efforts. While the Government of Belize is mounting the largest single campaign, it is direct [...]

Seine Bight seeks equal treatment

While it is clear that significant relief is beginning to arrive in devastated areas, it is also apparent that not all of it is being distributed equally. The imbalance, hopefully [...]

Dive boat captains defend actions

Tonight many families in both Belize and the United States continue to mourn those lost in the boating accident at Big Creek. There are twenty believed to be dead, including [...]

Baby safe after hurricane birth

Not all the drama surrounding Hurricane Iris took place within twenty miles of the eye. As Ann-Marie discovered there were a number of anxious moments far from the wind and [...]

Tuesday drug bust is a record

Tuesday morning’s drug bust in Belize City turns out to be a new Belizean record. The fifty-five bales of cocaine found in an apartment at mile three on the Northern [...]

Driver runs roadblock, shot by police

A high-speed police chase on Tuesday has left one Belmopan man dead. According to police, officers at a road block set up between mile seventy-one and seventy-two report that around [...]

Chimilio re-elected to football post

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re on board our first post-Iris edition of Sports Monday. On Monday, we were chased by that vicious little hurricane that hurt our nation [...]