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Flood waters threaten communities of the Belize River Valley

The heavy rains may be over in the Cayo District, where millions of gallons of water flooded and ravaged the infrastructure in the district over the past weekend and yesterday, [...]

Residents stranded as water rises by 5 feet in Gracie Rock

The rains are also affecting other parts of the Belize District and we found the Gracie Rock Village, which is located off the Western Highway, under threat tonight. A News [...]

At mile 8 and 9, most roads are flooded

We found other villages along the western highway where rivers and lagoons are at extreme levels. Between miles eight and nine the roads are inundated and it is forecasted that [...]

In Bze. City, residents up in arms with water and G.O.B.

Meanwhile, the National Met Service is predicting that the floodwaters making its way from the west will end up in Belize City in the next day or two. In anticipation [...]

Two brothers trapped in Santa Rosa

In news just reaching our desk, News Five has confirmed with the Head of the San Ignacio NEMO office, Pablo Chan, that rescue teams have gone out to locate two [...]

Health officials wary of health risks

With every natural disaster there are health implications that follow and the current flooding that is affecting most of the country is no different. We spoke to health officials today [...]

UB lends a helping hand to flood victims

Residents in the Cayo and Belize districts affected by the flooding have help on the way. There are reports that many communities are in need of basic provisions including food [...]

M.O.E. releases revised school schedules

Due to the flooding, primary and secondary schools in Cayo, Belize, Corozal and Orange Walk were closed today, but if you are wondering what’s the deal for Wednesday, listen up. [...]

4 students to compete in Caribbean Regional Nutritional Quiz

There’s other news to report tonight and on Wednesday four Belizeans go head to head with the top students from the region in the Caribbean Regional Nutrition Quiz. They represent [...]

Family braces rain to picket Lands Department

But while it was raining in Belize City this morning it did not stop a single mother from picketing the Lands Department. Erlene Sanchez and her three children who have [...]

Teller and boyfriend charged for Bank robbery

In an update to a report we carried in our newscast on Monday night, two persons were charged this morning for the robbery of the Belize Bank Branch in Corozal [...]

Trial of Joseph Kee and Taedron Bennett adjourned … again

Meanwhile, in the Belmopan Supreme Court, the murder trial of Joseph Kee and Taedron Bennett was adjourned for October twenty-eighth, shortly after it got underway this morning. The two are [...]

Accused Calvary Temple robber appears in court

In news from Magistrates’ Court in Belize City, a Salvadoran national, thirty-nine year old Juan Jose Lozano, who is accused of burglarizing Calvary Temple Primary twice in three days, was [...]

Jess Dawson could not meet bail, sent to jail

And in the Belmopan Magistrates’ Court, thirty-eight year old Jess Dawson, a construction worker of Franks Eddy Village who pleaded not guilty to Theft when he first appeared in Court, [...]

Man freed of rape charge; witness could not be found

A nolle prosequi motion has freed a man of rape charges. When twenty-three year old Dion Neal appeared in court this morning, Crown Counsel Trenia Young entered the motion because [...]