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Fire Victims Get Assistance; NEMO Provides Much-Needed Supplies

NEMO officials were on the island today, working with the Caye Caulker Village Council and fire officials to assist victims. Over the weekend, NEMO’s Central Region Coordinator Al Westby travelled [...]

B.E.L. to Garner Assistance for Fire Victims

Following the blaze, Belize Electricity Limited issued a statement expressing condolences to the Chub family.  B.E.L. says that it takes its role seriously in providing safe and reliable electricity and [...]

A Fire in Maya Mopan is Caused by an Electrical Fault

Earlier you heard of the fire in Caye Caulker in which a mechanic lost his life. There was another fire over the weekend. In Maya Mopan, Belmopan, the Reid family [...]

Tourist Dies During Snorkeling Tour at Rendezvous Caye

A snorkeling tour goes wrong at Rendezvous Caye this morning as an elderly tourist lost her life.  According to reports, thirteen tourists were on a snorkeling trip at the caye [...]

7 Persons Displaced by Fire in San Pedro

Seven persons have been displaced after an early morning fire on San Pedro gutted the wooden two-storey apartment they called home. Just before six o’clock as Vanina Alpuche and her [...]

Body of Missing Melchor Man Fished Out of Mopan River

The body of twenty-year-old Denis Enrique Lux Matus was fished out of the river in western Belize this morning. Lux Matus is from the border town of Melchor de Mencos. [...]

2 Dead, 6 Injured as Scaffold Collapses Inside Civic Center

A tragic accident occurred before noon today inside the Belize Civic Center; two persons succumbed and others were injured and in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. While the number [...]

BIL confirms death of two workmen at Civic Center

This afternoon, the Belize Infrastructure Limited issued a release on the mishap at the Civic Center. BIL confirms that two persons died and four others were injured in the accident [...]

NEMO Keeping an Eye on Forming Storms

As the Bahamas recovers from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, a brewing storm system is posing a new threat to the northern islands of the Bahamas. Meteorologists say it could [...]

Hurricane Dorian’s Devastation on The Bahamas

As the dust begins to settle, waters start receding, and the sky begins to clear, the level of devastation that Hurricane Dorian brought to The Bahamas is becoming clear. Hurricane [...]

GOB Pledges US$100,000 to The Bahamas for Hurricane Relief

Belize has joined other nations and international organization in providing relief to The Bahamas post Hurricane Dorian which caused extensive destruction on the island on September first as a Category [...]

Belize Red Cross Launches Monetary Appeal for the Bahamas

The Belize Red Cross Society in response to the devastation left by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and in solidarity with the thousands of thousands of persons affected, today launched [...]

Hurricane Dorian Leaves Disaster and Destruction in the Bahamas

Five people were confirmed dead on Abaco Island in the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continued on its ravaging path.  The Category Four storm came to a standstill as it pummelled [...]

Belizeans Living in Florida Brace for Hurricane Dorian

The Belize Consulate in Florida has issued a statement in respect to the approaching hurricane, Dorian. Hurricane Dorian gained strength in the Atlantic Wednesday night, and millions of people in Florida were [...]

Tropical Alliance Tests Belize’s Disaster Readiness

Traffic came to a grinding halt this afternoon on the Burrell Boom Bridge. A drunk driver collided into an oil truck which then crashed into other vehicles, including a bus [...]

NEMO issue precautionary notice for hurricane season

Belize has been spared of hurricanes in the recent past, but the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO is not letting its guard down. NEMO is strongly advising government line ministries [...]

Fire Destroys House in Lord’s Bank Village

Around eight o’clock, a fire broke inside an elevated wooden house in Lord’s Bank Village on Sunday night. The home was occupied by an elderly person who escaped unhurt. The [...]

Fire Destroys Room at San Pedro Hotel

Just after seven on Wednesday night, a fire broke inside a room at Conch Shell Hotel Inn located on the beach front of Barrier Reef Drive in San Pedro Town. [...]

Fire Destroys Wooden Home on Aloe Vera Street

A fire destroyed a wooden house in Belize City on Thursday night. It happened on Aloe Vera Street, a few minutes before nine.  The house was engulfed in flames for [...]

Freak Storm Wreaks Havoc in Peini

A freak storm tore through Punta Gorda on Sunday night, tottering a number of trees in town and causing a power outage.  According to several reports from that municipality, the [...]

Fruit Vendor’s Van Destroyed by Fire

On Thursday night, just after eight, a vendor’s van was destroyed by fire in Belize City. Fifty-eight-year-old Barrington Usher of Saint Matthews Village told police that he was driving the [...]

American Tourist Drowns While Diving in Belize

An American retiree drowned on Thursday afternoon in San Pedro. He has been identified as sixty-six-year-old Steven Vorhaus of Colorado. News Five has learned that Vorhaus left on a boat [...]

Family of Nine is Displaced by Fire in Roaring Creek

A family in Roaring Creek Village has been left homeless following a devastating fire. The blaze consumed the house in which they lived for seventeen long years. It is believed [...]

Fire Destroys Family Home in Roaring Creek

A house was completely destroyed by fire in Roaring Creek today. Shortly after four this evening, a fire broke out inside the house of forty-four-year-old Denise Arnold in the ‘Another [...]

Diaz Family Displaces by Fire in Georgeville

In a matter of minutes, a family of eight was displaced by fire in the village of Georgeville, Cayo at the start of the weekend. It is believed a four-year-old [...]