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Family of 5 Displaced by Fire, Needs Your Help

A family lost everything when a fire swept through their house on Raleigh Street, Belize City. Tonight, they are appealing for assistance to rebuild their lives. Two children and their [...]

Protocol Launched to Improve Protection of Children during Disasters

On Wednesday, the Government and UNICEF launched the “National Protocol for Integrated Protection for Children and Adolescents during Emergency and Disaster Situations.” It’s a disaster risk reduction document that researchers [...]

Concepcion Man Drowns near Pueblo Viejo Ferry Crossing

A man has drowned in northern Belize. Milton Correa, a painter of Concepcion Village in Corozal, lost his life in the New River around two-thirty on Wednesday afternoon. Correa attempted [...]

An Electrical Fire Displaced 25 Persons in Seine Bight

Fire officials say that electrical overload is the cause of the fire that left twenty-five persons without a home. Shortly after two on Tuesday afternoon, Placencia fire-fighters were called out [...]

Hattieville Fire Caused by Unattended Cooking on the Stove

Just after that fire started in Seine Bight, another was reported in Hattieville around two-thirty on Tuesday afternoon.  Three small structures were destroyed by the time firefighters arrived on the [...]

Fire Destroys Three Structures in Hattieville

There was a fire around two-thirty this afternoon in Hattieville. The blaze destroyed three small wooden structures. Fire officials managed to contain the blaze before it spread to nearby homes.  [...]

Fire Destroys Home in Seine Bight

There was another fire earlier today, this time in Seine Bight village in southern Belize and as many as twelve persons were displaced.  Reports are that a fire broke out [...]

Is There Foul Play in the Apparent Drowning Death of Roy Grinage?

A Saint Matthews resident is dead after he apparently drowned while attempting to cross the Belize River. Roy Grinage, an employee of Santander, was heading home on Saturday afternoon and [...]

Fire Destroys Home in Saint Matthews Village

Fire destroyed a home in Saint Matthews Village over the weekend. Police say that a wooden home and all its contents, valued at a total of twenty-thousand dollars, were wiped [...]

Earthquake Sent Tsunami Fears across the Country

A seven point seven magnitude earthquake struck earlier today about eighty miles from Jamaica, shaking several Caribbean islands, including Cayman and as far away as Miami. There were several aftershocks, [...]

Is the Caribbean at Risk of Increased Earthquakes?

Today’s earthquake was preceded by magnitudes six point four and five point eight quakes that struck Puerto Rico. That territory experienced a number of aftershocks and experienced significant damage. Earlier [...]

Fire Destroys Home in Punta Gorda Town

A house was destroyed by fire on Saturday afternoon. The fire broke out at around two o’clock at a house located on the Cerro Road in Punta Gorda and owned [...]

Search Efforts Called Off; F.B.I. to Join Investigation for Missing Woman

The Belize Coast Guard says that the chance of finding Alison Mackenzie alive is nil. They wrapped up their search mission on Tuesday evening, after they widened the search area. [...]

Fire in Jane Usher

There was fire in Belize City just before two o’clock this morning. No one was at the house when it went up in flames. The Fire Department managed to contain [...]

Fire Victim Elena Reina Still Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

Fire victim Elena Reina remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. in a critical, but stable condition. The thirty-three-year-old mother of three was sleeping inside a house on Flamboyant Street on January [...]

B.T.B. Brings B.W.S. and B.E.L. to the Table in Caye Caulker

Five days of water and electricity outages on the island of Caye Caulker, have resulted in massive financial losses. While the two utilities have been restored, the economic impact is [...]

Burn Victim Critical at K.H.M.H. after Flamboyant Street Fire

The New Year did not start well for two Belize City families. Their houses on Flamboyant Street were destroyed by a fire that spread quickly gutting the two wooden structures.  [...]

New Year’s Day Fire Destroys Home in Cotton Tree

New Year’s Day is usually a time for celebration and a day to look forward to exciting things in the year ahead.  But for one family in Cotton Tree Village, [...]

Fire Department Warns about Faulty Electrical

As you heard just now, the Samoza family lost all their belongings in a blaze that damaged their family home. They are now in need of roofing materials and other [...]

Fires in Orange Walk and Dangriga Leave 2 Families Homeless

Tragedy struck two families over the Christmas holidays in Orange Walk and Dangriga when their homes were destroyed by fire. Just before nine p.m. on Christmas Day, police responded to [...]

William Orellana is Crushed in a Freak Accident

There was also loss of life in the west over the weekend. In a freak accident, around nine-thirty p.m. on Friday, police were called to a work site just outside [...]

Three-year-old Isaias Lobos Perishes in Silk Grass Fire

Tragedy struck a family in Silk Grass, Stann Creek District, on Monday afternoon. Omar and Efijenia Lobos lost their three-year old son in a fire that totally gutted their small [...]

Fire Breaks Out in San Ignacio Town

A fire broke out on Independence Street in San Ignacio Town over the weekend. On Saturday morning, Carmita Salazar was in her home when she was alerted that her snack [...]

A Benque Family is Displaced by Fire

The family of thirty-two-year-old Silvia Maas lost her house and belongings in a fire on Tuesday afternoon. Maas was not at home when the blaze erupted and only rubbles remain [...]

Orange Walk Family of 4 Homeless after Fire

A fire consumed the house of Maria Esther Garcia in Orange Walk Town. The single mother and her three children were not at home when the blaze swept through the [...]