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TS Nana Cometh – Predicted to be a Cat 1 Hurricane to Make Landfall along the Coast of Belize

Tropical Storm Nana cometh and when she arrives, she will be a hurricane; at least that is the prediction coming from the National Hurricane Center.  The storm is expected to [...]

What You Should Know About TS Nana and Hurricane Prep!

While Belize is in the midst of a pandemic, it is now preparing to brace for a category one hurricane. Tonight the National Met Service is advising the country to [...]

Belize is Under a Hurricane Watch – NEMO is Activated!

So you heard from the National Met Service and what you can expect. And now, we turn to the National Emergency Management Organization.  Late this evening, we spoke with Shelton [...]

NEMO Outlines Plans for COVID-19 Management at Shelters

As you heard just now, NEMO’s National Coordinator pointed out the challenges of responding to a hurricane during the time of a pandemic. Shelton Defour says that all personnel are [...]

Mile 38 Under Repair Ahead of TS Nana

Roadwords are prioritized at this time. Along the George Price Highway near mile thirty-eight and a half, work is underway, as a team from the Ministry of Works led by [...]

One Man Shot Dead, Another Critically Injured in Trench Town Ambush

Turning to crime….A man was callously murdered on Monday night inside his home in the Trenchtown area of San Ignacio.  Because of the curfew hours, Joshua Villas was at home [...]

Young Man Fatally Stabbed in Orange Walk

There is another murder, it happened this afternoon on Royal Palm Street in the Louisiana Area of Orange Walk Town. The victim has been identified as twenty-two-year-old Joaquin Perez Junior. [...]

43 New COVID-19 Cases

There are forty-three new COVID-19 cases out of three hundred and seventeen samples processed.  In the daily infographic provided by the Ministry of Health, it shows that the forty-three cases [...]

San Pedro State of Emergency Lifted

The state of emergency has been lifted for Ambergris Caye; it was to expire this Friday, but the weeks of lockdown has severely impacted life in San Pedro where everything [...]

Residents Evacuating from Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye

From the S.O.E. to an impending hurricane…There is a sense of urgency in San Pedro in light of the fast-approaching storm. The San Pedro Town Council is asking residents to [...]

MoneyGram in San Pedro is Robbed

Even as San Pedro prepares for a storm, a robbery took place this afternoon. A brazen thief hit the MoneyGram office on the island.  Reports are that the cashier was [...]

Treasury Staff Concerned After 2nd COVID Case Among Staffers

In Belize City, concerns are being raised tonight about the wellbeing of the staff at the Treasury Department where a second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed.  News Five understands [...]

Vital Statistics Unit Sanitized, Temporarily Closed

And on Queen Street in Belize City, the Vital Statistics Unit today was sanitized. The Attorney General’s Ministry informed this morning that the Unit is temporarily closed and services have [...]

CitCo’s Works Department Sanitized

A family member of a City Council Traffic Department employee died over the past weekend due to COVID-19. Tonight the virus threatens City Hall again as another family member of [...]

September Celebrations Kicked Off with Flag Raising Ceremony

The COVID pandemic has thrown things upside down and as Belize nears its thirty-ninth birthday, the festive national celebrations are taking new form, but the sense of pride and nationalism [...]

P.U.P. Withdraws Objections to Transferees and New Registrations

In Orange Walk today both major political parties were in court battling over newly registered voters and transferees. The People’s United Party for both the East and Central constituencies was [...]

Behind the Scenes at The Belize Zoo – a Look at How the Animals are Fed!

The Belize Zoo has over two hundred resident animals – and they each require special care and that includes a balanced diet. Some of the animals are big meat eaters, [...]

Cellular World Donates P.P.E.s to Island Police

A number of police officers on San Pedro were infected with the coronavirus in the line of duty and had to be placed on quarantine when the virus hit the [...]