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Daring Rescue at Sea; A Couple and Their Infant Son are Saved

We begin tonight with a daring rescue at sea that saved the lives of three persons, including an infant.  A family of three was stranded at sea on Tuesday evening [...]

Toddler Fights for Life after Ingesting Poison

Two-year-old Melanie Santos is tonight in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after she accidentally ingested poison while at home in San Felipe Village, Orange Walk. The [...]

Lannate Antidote Available at Health Facility

Ochaeta-Serrut says that since the Pesticide Control Board was formed back in 1988, there have been several incidents of children ingesting pesticide, which she says is totally inexcusable. She explains [...]

Registrar of Pesticides: Lannate is For Agricultural Use Only

While the Registrar of Pesticides says that she cannot confirm at this time which lannate pesticide was used, she knows that there are three different formulations registered for use in [...]

ASR Molasses Truck Overturns on Hummingbird Highway

An A.S.R./B.S.I. trailer truck carrying molasses overturned on the Hummingbird Highway, this morning. The driver was on his way to deliver molasses to A.S.R.’s Big Creek Port facility for export. [...]

ASR Contains Molasses Spill Following RTA

Neal also spoke about the company’s containment procedures when it comes to responding to a spill. He says A.S.R.’s Environmental Health and Safety team responded to the scene immediately, and [...]

NEMO and National Met Service Share Their Hurricane Preparedness Plan

The above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is due to the likely presence of the La Nina phenomenon, as well as warmer-than-normal sea temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean. In anticipation of [...]

Remnants of Hurricane Agatha Move Away From Belize

Just a day ago, the forecast for remnants of Hurricane Agatha was that they would reformulate and dump considerable rainfall over the region, causing flooding in mostly northern Belize. Agatha, [...]

Crooked Tree Residents Fear Flooded Causeway

Following the rains overnight, a portion of the Crooked Tree Causeway was reportedly under at least one foot of water this morning. Residents fear that with inclement weather conditions in [...]

Safety Measures for Farmers to Take in Case of Flooding

While the traces of Hurricane Agatha may not pose a direct threat to Belize, farmers in low-lying and flood prone areas are being advised, nonetheless, that the northern, central and [...]

Belize to Attend 9th Summit of the Americas

Over the past few weeks, CARICOM nations have been deliberating whether they will attend the upcoming Summit of the Americas. Well, after much discussion, CARICOM has decided that member states [...]

Belize to Formally Join COCATRAM

For the past two decades, Belize has established a working relationship with the Central American Commission for Maritime Transport, COCATRAM.  While Belize Port Authority has been working closely with the [...]

Belize will Benefit from Regional Maritime Strategies

According to Saul Contreras, head of delegation of COCATRAM, Belize will benefit from national maritime strategies that will allow for easier movement of goods across the maritime space.   Saul [...]

Using SMART Technology to Improve Wildlife Conservation

The National Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool Conference was held this morning in Belmopan where representatives of the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Biodiversity Office [...]

An Update on the Contamination of the San Vicente Water System

Earlier in our newscast, we spoke with Miriam Ochaeta-Serrut about the unfortunate incident in the north where a little girl ingested a poisonous chemical.  During our conversation with the Registrar [...]

NEMO Official Urges People to Stock Up on Hurricane Supplies

June to November is when everyone should be prepared to put into action a hurricane plan. That plan includes having sufficient flashlights or lanterns, and a battery-operated radio, medications, drinking [...]

ASR/BSI Invites Media to Big Creek Port Facility

Next week, reporters will be touring A.S.R./B.S.I.’s newly developed thirty million dollar facility at the Big Creek Port. This is the first opportunity the viewing public will get to see [...]

Meet the U15 Female National Football Team

Back in Belmopan today at the Football Federation of Belize Headquarters, the U15 female national team was officially announced. Like the National Senior Men’s Team, this team will be participating [...]