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Hurricane Earl Tears through Belize City

Hurricane Earl drenched Belize on Wednesday night packing ferocious winds of up to eighty miles per hour. The hurricane made landfall after midnight near Belize City and moved westward.  The [...]

City Council Moves Quick to Clean Up after Hurricane Earl

Today, the Belize City Council mobilized immediately after the hurricane and began cleanup efforts in the Old Capital. Debris, trees, zinc from roofs and other objects are littering the streets.  [...]

Search and Rescue Teams Active as Belize City gets Battered by Storm

City folks began bracing up for the storm since Wednesday morning. Visitors evacuated the islands.  Hundreds moved to shelters in both the north and south sides of the city. More [...]

Sugar Barge Crashes into Historic Monument during Storm

The weather system also caused three barges to run aground near the Belize City harbor. This morning, the B.S.I. vessel collided near the Baron Bliss Lighthouse and remained there until [...]

Hurricane Earl Wreaks Havoc in Vista Del Mar

Also hard hit were communities north of Belize City, including Vista Del Mar and Ladyville. Who would have believed that a category one storm, and barely that, could have wreaked [...]

Belize River Valley Residents Show Fortitude in the Wake of Earl

The Belize River Valley also experienced the downpour of the hurricane and residents are not bracing for impending floods. Like in other communities in the path of Earl, damages were [...]

PM Says Care Packages & Housing Assistance for Hurricane Victims

Today, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called a press conference to update the public on all things Earl – from the damage caused in various sectors to the appeal for relief. [...]

Beneficiaries will be Handled through NEMO

Prime Minister Dean Barrow explained that while Area Representatives across the political board will be used for input, no money will be given to them to disburse. All beneficiaries will [...]

Senator Carla Barnett on Accessing Aid Relief from International Partners

Barnett explained the process and plan which will be immediately implemented to ensure that Belize has the ability to access aid relief from our international partners.   Carla Barnett, Senator [...]

Massive Flooding Expected in the Aftermath of Hurricane Earl

Even as Belizeans work to recover from the impact of a storm which was much stronger than expected, there is more bad news to contemplate. There’s water heading our way [...]