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Cleanup begins; damage is extensive

A day and a half after devastating floods tore a swath of destruction across a wide area of Belize, organised relief efforts are being mobilized and residents have commenced the [...]

Barrow declares disaster areas

Cabinet met this morning and one of their decisions was to declare the Stann Creek District and that portion of the Belize district around Gales Point disaster areas. At a [...]

Minister defends actions of NEMO

Among the complaints flooding the airwaves since Monday is that residents in the affected areas were not given enough warning for them to get out of harm’s way. This afternoon [...]

Works C.E.O. says many options available for bridges

No amount of warning could have prevented the infrastructural damage that broke up the highways, and washed out the bridges at Kendal and Mullins River. But for many people the [...]

Rice price rises but government will punish profiteers

One bit of good news coming out of the press conference this afternoon is that rice will soon be back on grocery shelves. According to Minister of Economic Development, Erwin [...]

Bus operators can deal with bridge situation

Belizeans and visitors who must travel from North to South may need to exercise some patience … but when the floodwaters recede at Kendal the bus companies are ready to [...]

Chalillo reservoir fills, prevents Cayo flooding

There may not be much in the way of good news to report in relation to our most recent natural disaster but there is one positive development that should not [...]

Rain dampers crime in old capital

One other positive spin-off of the tropical storm is that traditionally, Belizeans don’t like to go out in the rain. And three days of downpour means that most of the [...]

Two dead in highway accidents

On Friday we gave a sketchy report of an accident on the Hummingbird Highway. Tonight we can confirm a fatality. Police say fifty-two year old Canadian Paul Steel, a longtime [...]

Weekend sports limited to interoffice hoops

Good evening I’m James Adderley with this week’s dish of Sports Monday. So we join the mopping session inside the Civic Centre yesterday which gives testimony to the heavy rains [...]