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House & Vehicles Set Ablaze in Belize City

There was a fire on Independence Day in Belize City. Police say that around three-thirty on the morning of September twenty-first they were notified of a fire on Linda Vista [...]

Did Man Set Fire at Caledonia Police Station?

There’s also a small fire to report in the north. This fire was set on the Caledonia Police Station. ACP Joseph Myvett says that the officers who work at the [...]

2020 Atlantic Season Runs Out of Names

The 2020 Hurricane Season has exhausted all the named storms presented at the start of the season. Today, when Tropical Storm Wilfred formed, the National Hurricane Center had to turn [...]

Ideal Hurricane Conditions Lead to a Super Active Season!

As Gordon explained just now, they need additional names because of how active the season is. Today, he went on to explain just why we are seeing this heightened level [...]

Toledo East Area Rep. Demands Assistance for Corn Farmers Affected by Hurricane Nana

Tropical Storm Nana made landfall as a weak Category One hurricane in southern Belize around midnight on September second.  Hardest hit were the agro and aquaculture industries and according to [...]

NEMO Completes Damage Assessment for TS Nana

The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, has completed a preliminary assessment of damages incurred as a result of Tropical Storm Nana which made landfall as a weak Category One hurricane [...]

Humanitarian Aid is being Extended to Victims of TS Nana

In the wake of the storm, government has since reached out to victims in need of humanitarian assistance, particularly in the Stann Creek District where several villages, including Silk Grass, [...]

Fire Destroys Belize City House

A woman remains hospitalized tonight after she was caught in a house fire on Thursday night. The fire erupted at the residence of Kendrick Nunez on Unity Street in Belize [...]

Remembering a Belizean who died in the 9/11 attack in the US

There is another anniversary of an unforgettable event;   It is recorded that more than three thousand persons died in the worst terrorist attack on the United States, nineteen years ago. [...]

Hattieville Resident needs your help to fix her house

Hattieville resident Melissa Jones needs your help. Jones says that her house collapsed on Friday, trapping her and her two children inside. Luckily she was rescued by police officers from [...]

Sanjay Pilgrim Believes His House and Business was Set on Fire

An established funeral parlour went up in flames on Friday; a house in the same yard on Freetown Road in Belize City was also destroyed by the blaze. The business [...]

Funeral Home Goes Up in Flames

A raging fire broke after midnight on Freetown Road, Belize City. Smoke billowed across the area as the flames quickly consumed a funeral parlor as well as house, both located [...]

P.U.P.: Government Must Offer Urgent Assistance to the Banana Industry

The Banana Growers Association continues to carry out assessment of the damages caused by Hurricane Nana.  The damages are expected to be in the millions, but a specific amount will [...]

Red Cross’ Lily Bowman: “Belize is Spared of Tremendous Damage”

Hurricane Nana dissipated near Guatemala’s border with Mexico after making landfall in Belize. Assessments of damages are ongoing in the agricultural sector and work has commenced on the ground to [...]

Red Cross Stands Ready to Assist Where It Can Post Hurricane Nana

According to Bowman, because the effects of the storm have been localised to Stann Creek and Punta Gorda, the Ministry of Human Development and NEMO are leading the efforts for [...]

TS Nana Brings Heavy Winds and Little Rain to Southern Belize

Hurricane Nana moved across southern Belize with a rapid trajectory causing far less damage than expected.  It could have been devastating, but instead Belizeans woke up this morning with a [...]

Damage Assessment Underway in Stann Creek District

This morning, a team from the National Emergency Management Organization attached to the Stann Creek office was deployed to the southern parts of district where a complete damage assessment was [...]

Hurricane Nana & Punta Gorda

It’s been nineteen years since a hurricane has devastated Punta Gorda, Toledo; that was back in October 2001 when Hurricane Iris, a category four hurricane made landfall near Monkey River.  [...]

Nana Decimates Crops in Toledo District

As we said, the agricultural sector has been the most impacted. The banana industry, which is the mainstay in the south, is said to have suffered millions of dollars in [...]

Hurricane Nana Blows over Belize City ‘Like Wah Lee Breeze’

While Tropical Storm Nana was predicted to make landfall anywhere along the coast between Belize City and Punta Gorda – most city residents bunkered down and activated their hurricane plans [...]

Hurricane Nana Hit Belize at Midnight as a Category One!

Tropical Storm Nana became a hurricane around nine on Wednesday night and it hit Belize at midnight as a category one storm.  It made landfall along the coast between Hopkins [...]

The Met Says Hurricane Nana was ‘Small and Compact’

While the brunt of the storm was felt in the south, the rest of the country experienced some winds and rains and some communities, for instance in the north, report [...]

A Forecast for Belize Post Hurricane Nana

While Hurricane Nana passed over Belize within couple hours and downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved over Guatemala, the National Met Service advises that communities, particularly in the [...]

Hurricane Nana: Back to Normal for Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker

San Pedro is reeling from the COVID pandemic but on Wednesday residents pulled themselves up to brace the impending hurricane. Protecting life and securing property were foremost. By this morning [...]

Over 4000 Persons Accessed Shelters Countrywide

Some four thousand persons moved into hurricane shelters as Nana approached the country. With little notice, Nana rapidly approached Belize and facilities opened after four o’clock on Wednesday afternoon to [...]