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Early estimates say damages/losses running in the millions

Preliminary figures have been tabulated and they stand at around fifteen million in damages to infrastructure and losses in the agricultural sector, so far. The flooding that started in the [...]

Livestock and tourism hit hard in Belize River Valley

The news is not only about the rising waters, but now a picture of the economic impact is beginning to emerge. Communities in the Belize River Valley are losing crops [...]

Waters in areas of More Tomorrow rise by 16 feet

More Tomorrow is a village off the Western Highway with a population of one hundred and fifty-five people springing from thirty-two families. The village is bounded by the Old Belize [...]

Mayor Moya says help is on the way for city streets

In Tuesday’s newscast residents in various areas of Belize City were complaining of the terrible conditions of the flood-prone streets. Today we caught up with Mayor Zenaida Moya and Anthony [...]

M.O.E. releases school roster for Thursday and Friday

The rains and the floods over the past week have been disrupting daily routines around the country, and schools have not been spared. The Ministry of Education has issued an [...]

5 escape uninjured when vessel crashes into Lemonal Bridge

And there is word from NEMO that no one was injured when a Coast Guard vessel transporting villagers from Lemonal to Rancho Dolores, slammed into the Lemonal Bridge. The vessel [...]

Breaking news: two shot on Central American Blvd

And in breaking news, two persons have been shot near the traffic lights at the corner of Mahogany Street and Central American Boulevard. They have been transported to the K.H.M.H. [...]

Consumer prices shot up by record high 9.6%

Earlier in this newscast we reported on the economic impact caused by the floods that have hit most parts of Belize. The news was not good and to add to [...]

Chicken prices go down by six cents per pound

But there is some good news to report that will ease, at least to some extent, the financial burdens on households across the country. The Belize Poultry Association announced today [...]

Sikaffy residence hit three times in one month

And in other news, very ambitious thieves attempted to rob the Sikaffy residence on Bishop Street, not once or twice, but three times in the past month. Located next door [...]

Man charged with attempted murder for hitting older man

He hit a seventy-five year old relative with a stick, and he is now facing charges of Attempted Murder and Grievous Harm. The accused, twenty-two year old Gilbert Conorquie, a [...]

Trio gets seven years for aggravated burglary

In more news from the Courts, three men charged with Aggravated Burglary were sentenced to seven years after they were found guilty on this past Tuesday. They are nineteen year [...]

Day 2: mother and daughter picket Land Department

It was day two for a mother and daughter who picketed the Lands Department in Belize City for eviction from the land they occupy. And today the daughter’s husband, Ricardo [...]