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More horror stories of Richard from Hattieville Village

Hurricane Richard has long gone, and as we have reported, it left a trail of massive devastation and human suffering. In Hattieville, the recovery will take some time after the [...]

CEMO and ZEMO Flowers give to hurricane victims

The recovery efforts are now kicking in. The destruction in the city is estimated to be about one million dollars, but that figure is expected to increase when a thorough [...]

The recovery process is more than just supplies

According to the Mayor, priority assistance will be given to persons that lost all their belongings when their houses crumbled from the hurricane winds. Residents in Cesar Ridge, Jane Usher [...]

Price of fuel at the pump keeps pumping up

Residents across the country are still reeling from Sunday’s hurricane. While personal losses are still being tallied, the pockets of motorists will also be battered as an increase in fuel [...]

Placencia says an emphatic NO! to cruise tourism

The introduction of cruise tourism to Placencia Village and its surrounding communities is business residents of southern Belize are strongly against. The main concern down south is that the quiet [...]

Fire destroys home of Edgil Villafranco

A house occupied by Edgil Villafranco on Coffin Street in Belize City withstood the wrath of Hurricane Richard this past weekend. But today Villafranco was at work when he got [...]

Belize Red Cross hands out relief to victims of Hurricane Richard

But in the city, victim’s of Sunday’s hurricane lined up today for assistance. A team from the Belize Red Cross meandered through the clutter and debris in the Yarborough area [...]

Which day will your child’s school reopen?

Earlier today the Ministry of Education provided a schedule for the re-opening of schools and from the look of things; there are some students that will be away from the [...]

The calm before the storm, hours before Richard lands on shore

Over the past weekend, the nation held its collective breath in anticipation of Hurricane Richard, the first to hit Belize for this 2010 season. Many residents did not appear overly [...]

The morning after Richard in Belize City, the clean up begins

But the worst was yet to come. Twenty-four hours after the passage of Richard, the picture of the devastation began to emerge. The Category one hurricane slammed into Belize City [...]

William Neal of Open Your Eyes discusses Hurricane Aftermath

We’re joined on set by William Neal, also my co-host on Open Your Eyes. William did a fly-over earlier today of the affected areas in the central and southern regions [...]

Houses toppled and roofs blown away in Hattieville

Hurricane Richard did not spare the Belize District. After winds measuring up to ninety-five miles per hour hit the coast, many hoped that it would subside after passing Belize City [...]

Even Belmopan residents suffer the full force of the hurricane

Richard made landfall about twenty miles south southwest of Belize City. The hurricane winds extended up to fifteen miles from its centre. In the Capital, where the National Emergency Management [...]

More stories of the storm from Dangriga

The next stop in our coverage is in the south. Damage to property was not as stark in Dangriga but residents bunkered down either at home or in shelters.  The [...]

Prime Minister says money will be found to rebuild and fix homes

We have told you about the drama and devastation caused by the category one hurricane. It’s substantive but to get a measure of what really went down, News Five headed [...]