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A Portion of the George Price Highway Caves Due to Pressure of Flood Water

Staggering rainfall that lasted for some twelve hours caused intense flooding overnight in the western and southern parts of the country.  By this morning, sections of the George Price Highway [...]

Families Displaced by Flood Waters

The water levels at the Macal River and Mopan River rose significantly; while the Belize and Sibun River was beginning to rise this afternoon. A number of families were displaced [...]

Flooding Disrupts Traffic on Hummingbird Highway

Heading south, on the Hummingbird Highway, the water levels rose to dangerous levels. Construction work had to be halted and commuters heading into the Belmopan area could not make their [...]

Accident & Emergency Wing of the Western Regional Hospital Flooded

The Accident and Emergency Wing of the Western Regional Hospital was also flooded today in the capital. This morning, images surfaced on social media of water flushing through that portion [...]

Flash Flood Affects Buena Vista Villagers

In the west, flash floods also affected the area near Iguana Creek where the water was rising.  Near the village of Buena Vista Village, roads there were rendered impassable by [...]

Opposition Leader Says Dean Barrow’s Signature Accomplishments Breaking Apart

This afternoon, Opposition Leader John Briceño said that his party is reaching out to all affected families in order to provide some sort of assistance to get them back on [...]

John Briceño Questions PM’s Wisdom on Treasury Notes Offer

On Wednesday, Financial Secretary Joseph Waight confirmed to News Five that Belize applied for a loan through the IMF at the eleventh hour and is at number eighty-eight on the [...]

John Briceño Says G.O.B. Kicking the Can Down the Road

Opposition Leader John Briceño also criticized the government’s move to request from bondholders to defer and capitalize the August interest payment of the superbond.  If the bondholders agree to the capitalization, [...]

Four Terminated NICH Workers Respond to the Firings!

Four of the recently laid off employees of NICH are tonight responding to their firings announced on Tuesday of this week. NICH laid off twelve members of staff on the [...]

U.D.P. Leadership Convention Will Take Place on July 12th

In political news, there is now word that the U.D.P. leadership convention will take place on Sunday, July twelfth, less than a month away. The previous, very lavish convention in [...]

NEMO & Village Council Sound Off on Bella Vista Flooding!

Back to the flooding…another community further south also experienced heavy flooding. Reports coming out Bella Vista on the Southern Highway are that several homes began to experience flooding as early [...]

Flooding Continues in Northern Villages!

So, as you heard so far there is flooding along the George Price, Hummingbird and Southern Highways. But moving north, there has been flooding for over two weeks.  Several villages [...]

A Tropical Wave Caused the Heavy Rains!

If you’re wondering what pushed all the rains over Belize in the past twenty-four hours, the National Met Service says it is just a tropical wave. These usually cross the [...]

National Met Service Says Some Sun But Also More Rains to Come!

If you’re wondering if that is it for the floods, the Deputy Chief Meteorologist says you may want to be vigilant and keep informed with the latest weather updates. But [...]

Jane Usher is New President of Police Association

At nine-thirty on Wednesday night, the final ballot was counted and Sergeant Jane Usher emerged victorious as the new president of the Belize Police Association.  Her slate of fellow officers [...]

Jermaine Hyde Tops the Polls to Become Vice President

Newly-elected vice president, Sergeant Jermaine Hyde, topped the polls with the most votes garnered.  Despite the accomplishment, he says that it was all team work and described the campaign effort [...]

P.L.B. and F.F.B. Candidates Come Forward with Football Concerns

The Premier League of Belize is holding elections for a new executive committee this Saturday in Belize City and, much like any other form of electoral politics; allegations are being [...]

New Blood at F.F.B. or Same Ol’ Same Ol’?

Former financial officer Doctor Eugene Cleland is offering himself as a candidate for vice president of F.F.B.   He is Onan McLean’s running mate.  He too admits that there have been [...]

Healthy Living: Helping Students Cope with Back to School

Two weeks ago, we reported the increased anxiety levels recorded by mental health and medical professionals in Belize.  This week, our senior students have all reason to be anxious as [...]