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Fire Guts Two Properties through Duck Alley

Two houses were consumed by fire on Monday night, displacing as many as eight persons from two families. The fire erupted before eight o’clock and spread quickly, destroying the properties [...]

1-Year-Old Drowns in Bella Vista Village

A one-year-old toddler of Bella Vista Village drowned on Tuesday. Police say baby Abdiel Ramos was discovered inside a well around four-thirty in the afternoon.  Police responded to the village [...]

Fire Partially Destroys House in Belize City

A family of five needs assistance to recover from a fire that damaged their house. Kendra Timmons and her four children were watching television on Sunday night when the fire [...]

Flood Mitigation Project Underway in Yarborough

There is currently work being conducted on the canal in the Yarborough area of Belize City.  A number of piles are in the process of being laid as the Ministry [...]

A Portion of the George Price Highway Caves Due to Pressure of Flood Water

Staggering rainfall that lasted for some twelve hours caused intense flooding overnight in the western and southern parts of the country.  By this morning, sections of the George Price Highway [...]

Families Displaced by Flood Waters

The water levels at the Macal River and Mopan River rose significantly; while the Belize and Sibun River was beginning to rise this afternoon. A number of families were displaced [...]

Flooding Disrupts Traffic on Hummingbird Highway

Heading south, on the Hummingbird Highway, the water levels rose to dangerous levels. Construction work had to be halted and commuters heading into the Belmopan area could not make their [...]

Accident & Emergency Wing of the Western Regional Hospital Flooded

The Accident and Emergency Wing of the Western Regional Hospital was also flooded today in the capital. This morning, images surfaced on social media of water flushing through that portion [...]

Flash Flood Affects Buena Vista Villagers

In the west, flash floods also affected the area near Iguana Creek where the water was rising.  Near the village of Buena Vista Village, roads there were rendered impassable by [...]

Opposition Leader Says Dean Barrow’s Signature Accomplishments Breaking Apart

This afternoon, Opposition Leader John Briceño said that his party is reaching out to all affected families in order to provide some sort of assistance to get them back on [...]

NEMO & Village Council Sound Off on Bella Vista Flooding!

Back to the flooding…another community further south also experienced heavy flooding. Reports coming out Bella Vista on the Southern Highway are that several homes began to experience flooding as early [...]

Flooding Continues in Northern Villages!

So, as you heard so far there is flooding along the George Price, Hummingbird and Southern Highways. But moving north, there has been flooding for over two weeks.  Several villages [...]

A Tropical Wave Caused the Heavy Rains!

If you’re wondering what pushed all the rains over Belize in the past twenty-four hours, the National Met Service says it is just a tropical wave. These usually cross the [...]

National Met Service Says Some Sun But Also More Rains to Come!

If you’re wondering if that is it for the floods, the Deputy Chief Meteorologist says you may want to be vigilant and keep informed with the latest weather updates. But [...]

Early Morning Fire Destroys Undertaker’s Property!

A fire has left Louis Belisle – an undertaker in Belize City – homeless, but he says he is lucky to be alive today. Belisle’s house, in which he lived [...]

Fire Destroys a Mobile Home!

There was another fire in the city; this one happened after eleven on Saturday night on Kut Avenue. Fire officials say the fire wiped out a mobile home where a [...]

A Remote Sensing Damage Analysis of the Chiquibul Forest Impacted by the 2020 Forest Fires

As much as twenty-two point two thousand acres of forests were affected by fires in three protected areas: Vaca Forest Reserve, Caracol Archaeological Reserve and the Chiquibul National Park this [...]

Flooding Continues in Douglas; Residents Need Food Packages!

The Rio Hondo continues to rise tonight, as flooding within the Albion island areas, Douglas Village and downstream. According to the Hydrology Unit’s report, flood warning remains in effect for [...]

Flooding in the North!

Since last week, floods have been recorded in several villages in the north. Today, flood waters are still high in several communities, including Douglas and San Roman. The communities have [...]

160K Heads of Cabbage Destroyed by Floods!

As flooding continues around the country, Valley of Peace farmers say that more than half of their two hundred and sixty-four thousand heads of cabbage has been damaged by flood [...]

Valley of Peace Farms to Veggie Farmers: ‘It Wasn’t Me!’

As you heard, the farmers believe that the flooding of their fields was worsened because of the sugar fields in neighbouring farms belonging to Valley of Peace Farms Limited. But [...]

Valley of Peace Farmers Take Triple Hit; Need Urgent Help!

The farmers are reeling right now from the losses as a result of the floods – but this loss cuts deeper, according to President of the Valley of Peace Farmers [...]

Flood Report and Forecast

Parts of the country, in the north and central regions, are at flood stage. Residents in flood prone areas and near waterways are advised to be alert. The Hydrology Unit [...]

Milling Halts at the B.S.I. Factory

The A.S.R./B.S.I. factory did its final milling around four before it closed temporarily to do some maintenance work. As we reported on Tuesday, the closure is directly related to the [...]

Drought Woes for Sugar Industry; Relief “Soon Come!”

This heavy rain is but only one climate related issue for the sugar industry. As you’ll recall, last year the industry suffered a serious drought and in the last couple [...]