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Following Collapsed Court Ceiling, Where Will Hearings be Held?

Today, normal court proceedings at the Public Building that houses all the Magistrates’ Courts, the cellblock, some of the Supreme Court chambers and offices had to be put on halt, [...]

A Grisly Triple Murder in Sand Hill; Was it Drug-related?

It’s the kind of incident that frequently occurs in the drug world, a hit is placed on persons who cross someone powerful, either over money or product.  That’s what police [...]

2 Weeks Later, Millions of Dollars in Damages in Various Sectors in Wake of Hurricane Lisa

Climate change experts, including the Belize delegation are at COP27 defending the need for financing from developed countries, by way of loss and damage, to adapt and mitigate the effects [...]

Operation Compassion – Belmopan Assists Belize City to Clean Up

They are the only two cities in Belize and tomorrow one will be assisting the other in the wake of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Lisa. Mayor Sheran [...]

DANA Committee Finalizing Data Collection to Determine Value of Damage in Wake of Hurricane Lisa

The Government of Belize is getting closer to confirming an official figure for the value of damage caused by Hurricane Lisa. Last night, we told you about all those contributions [...]

House to House Assessments Conducted to Determine Total Damages

The Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis Committee looked at the track of the hurricane to get a general idea of where to carry out their efforts and where to intensify [...]

Lake-I, Port Loyola, Albert Divisions Most Affected by Hurricane Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organization will use the data gathered by DANA to come to the official value of the damages caused to families across the affected areas. NEMO’s final [...]

IDB Donates to Belize’s Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Inter-American Development Bank, I.D.B., has approved a two hundred thousand U.S. dollar donation to Belize to help families affected by Hurricane Lisa.  This type of Emergency Technical Cooperation is [...]

International Funds to Assist Belize Post Lisa

According to Horace Glaze, Disaster Management Coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, an additional half-a-million Belize dollars is being made available to the disaster relief [...]

Red Cross Volunteers Shine Bright During Hurricane Relief

Last week, the country needed a look on the bright side, as we anxiously awaited the arrival of Hurricane Lisa to make landfall on Belize. It’s been ten days and [...]

Briceño Administration in Full Recovery Mode Post Hurricane Lisa

Since the all-clear was given on Thursday, Prime Minister Briceño has been busy, working closely with all relevant government agencies to restore a sense of normalcy in Belize City.  Monies [...]

Mass Cleanup Efforts Show Resiliency in the Wake of Hurricane Lisa

A massive cleanup campaign was launched earlier today in Belize City. In the wake of Hurricane Lisa, hundreds of persons including sanitation workers, Belize Defence Force soldiers and personnel from [...]

S.P.U. Takes On Special Assignment Cleaning Up Lake-I

As part of a massive citywide cleanup initiative, the Special Patrol Unit was brought in from Belmopan to lend a hand to a community that they are responsible for maintaining [...]

Businesses and Residences Take Stock of Hurricane Damages

An ongoing assessment to determine the extent of damage caused by Hurricane Lisa has seen a number of government and non-government agencies coming together to evaluate the losses in dollars [...]

An Initial Assessment of Damages in Fort George

We also caught up with Public Service Minister and Fort George Area Representative Henry Charles Usher today. On Wednesday, we captured images of how the coastline in that division was [...]

Hurricane Lisa Also Impacted Hattieville Residents

The ongoing assessments will probably lead into much of this month, as NEMO tries to assist everyone who suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Lisa. Today News Five’s Marion [...]

Schools Clean Up Ahead of Monday Reopening

Classes across the country are scheduled to resume on Monday, according to the Minister of Education. Today, a number of schools in Belize City had their teaching staff and students [...]

Belize City is Ravaged by Hurricane Lisa

Belize City has been racked by Hurricane Lisa.  Homes and businesses have been destroyed by the sheer force of winds that cut swaths through buildings big and small.  Twenty-four hours [...]

Devastation in Southside Belize City Caused by Hurricane Lisa

Residents of south side Belize City are among the most affected by Hurricane Lisa. Today, residents from Freetown, Lake Independence, and Port Loyola were out picking up the pieces in [...]

Lisa Decimates BTL Park and Entertainment Strip

Stores and offices, as well as other business places, were also destroyed by the tempest.  We drove around Belize City this morning and observed proprietors of various establishments cleaning up [...]

Curfew Instituted for Belize District

According to the National Meteorological Service, Hurricane Lisa made landfall at three-twenty p.m. on Wednesday, ten miles south of Belize City. Fortunately, no lives were lost as a result of [...]

Government of Belize Top-up Constituency Development Funds in Wake of Hurricane Lisa

Prime Minister John Briceño and his Cabinet have not yet ascertained the value of damages caused by Hurricane Lisa. At the moment, the Government of Belize is working through NEMO [...]

Limited Movement a Measure of Safety

As we said earlier, the Government of Belize has declared a curfew for the Belize District, with the exception of San Pedro and Caye Caulker. Elsewhere in his late evening [...]

Hurricane Lisa Pummeled Belize City Severely

The all-clear has been given, but Hurricane Lisa pummeled Belize City and surrounding communities on Wednesday evening before drifting inland. It left in its wake significant damage to properties. Lisa [...]

75 Persons Access Shelter in Ladyville

In Ladyville, only one of three designated shelters was opened to residents who left their homes to weather the storm at the Ladyville Community Center. At this time, the numbers [...]