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Lord Ashcroft Recovers from Life Threatening Illness

In tonight’s newscast we start with a report on the health of Lord Michael Ashcroft.  Lord Ashcroft has been suffering from a life-threatening illness that left him in intensive care for eighteen days. [...]

Flood Devastates Impoverished City Communities

In our newscast tonight, we have full coverage of the unexpected extreme weather conditions that went from a long drought to three days of torrential rains. According to forecasters, the [...]

Heavy Rains Affect Residents in the Old Capital

Four areas in the City were the hardest hit by the weekend’s rains: Collet, Port Loyola, Lake Independence and Freetown Divisions. The water poured into houses damaging the little residents [...]

CEMO Carrying Out Damage and Recovery Assessment

The waters which covered Belize City in the weekend’s epic flooding have largely receded, allowing the very critical component of recovery to get underway unimpeded. CEMO, the City’s Emergency Management [...]

Mayor Bradley Says Flooding Highlights Need for Real Planning

The flooding in Belize City has highlighted the very real poverty which existed long before the rains came. The reality is that in certain zones in the Southside, any real [...]

Concrete Streets Held Up Well

While the flooding was arguably the worst in recent memory, by today the waters had subsided and, boasts Mayor Bradley, the cement streets held up. According to Bradley, while the [...]

9-Foot Crocodile Caught Inside K.H.M.H. Compound

The Karl Heusner has completely outdone the Western Regional Hospital where wildlife is concerned. Yes there has been a snake or two at the WRH, but on Sunday the K.H.M.H. [...]

2 Men Die in Weekend Murders in the City

There was a pair of unrelated murders in Belize City on Saturday.  A deadly attack on North Creek that morning has left one person critically injured and another inside the [...]

Dangriga Caretaker Brutally Chopped and Killed

A fifty-three-year-old farmhand in the Stann Creek District was the third person to be murdered over the weekend.  On Sunday morning, Jose Rodolfo Sanchez Galeas, a Salvadoran national, was discovered [...]

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 [...]

Another Low Pressure System Threatens Belize

As residents in the Old Capital reel over the weekend’s epic floods, there is yet another low-pressure weather system that lurks just off the coast of Belize and that is [...]

James Adderley and the Weekend Sporting Highlights

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Verdes FC ventures again on to the international stage as it travels to Estadio Maracama de Panama concluding its [...]