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Keith lands a blow, Belize comes up fighting

In October 1998 when the hurricane known as Mitch pulled up short of Belize and unleashed its category five wrath elsewhere, Belizeans let out a collective sigh of relief, safe [...]

Many in city head to shelters

While the storm raged outside, residents of Belize City and other communities took shelter as best they could. Those with sturdy houses rode out the wind and rain at home. [...]

Wind and water disrupt Belize City

When Keith finally moved off to Mexico, residents of Belize City emerged to survey the damage…and what they found wasn’t pretty. See if you recognize your neighbourhood among the following [...]

Love FM informs nation during crisis

Every disaster produces its share of heroes…and Keith is no exception. During the drama of the last few days there is no doubt that dozens of Belizeans performed extraordinary acts [...]

BEL working hard to restore power

Another organisation with no shortage of heroes is Belize Electricity Limited. BEL crews worked throughout the storm and will still be repairing damage at least for the next several weeks. [...]

Prime Minister tours devastated areas

Lynn Young was not the only concerned mainlander flying out to the cayes. Prime Minister Said Musa boarded a British Forces helicopter in Belmopan and before heading north, made a [...]

Caye Caulker residents describe ordeal

Getting out to the most devastated areas on the cayes was no easy feat, but News Five’s Jose Sanchez and cameraman Brent Toombs managed to hop on a boat. Jose [...]

San Pedro suffers heaviest damage

While the destruction of Caye Caulker was substantial, the community, which bore the brunt of Keith’s 125 mile per hour winds and water, was San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Twice the [...]