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Dean nears the coast; nation battens down

We’ve been tracking him for a week and sometime tonight or early tomorrow, Hurricane Dean will make his rendezvous with Belizean history as he comes ashore with sustained winds of [...]

Water taxis evacuate island tourists, residents

If you are a resident of San Pedro or Caye Caulker and have not yet left those islands, it’s too late; we can only wish you the best. But hopefully [...]

Mass exodus at international airport

Buses and boats were not the only means of transport hard at work today. Local airlines ferried people off San Pedro and Caye Caulker, while many tourists opted to leave [...]

Prime Minister asks Belizeans to cooperate

As chairman of the National Emergency Management Organization, Prime Minister Said Musa is the man who must listen to the advice of his experts and then make the key decisions [...]

Corozalenos prepare to bear brunt of Dean

While the Prime Minister addressed the nation from Belmopan, residents of northern Belize were waking up to the fact that Dean did not take the hoped-for-turn north toward Cancun. News [...]

Last minute shoppers flood markets

While Belize City is not expected to experience the worst hurricane force winds, the geography of the low lying old capital makes it especially vulnerable to rain and high tide, [...]

Police mobilize to maintain order

And while shoppers were stocking up, the police were busy planning how best to secure the city when people leave their homes to seek shelter. At a new conference this [...]

Most San Pedranos leave island but not all

And to end our coverage of Hurricane Dean we will return to a familiar place. San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, is the town in Belize that will be the first to [...]