Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Heart failure determined to be cause of diver Steve Vorhaus’ death

66-year-old Steven Williams Vorhaus dies while diving on Ambergris Caye.

Post-Mortem results say Edwin Mai drowned in San Pedro Town

37-year-old Edwin Ricardo Mai died on Saturday, July 6th while swimming off the coast of downtown San Pedro. Although witnesses rushed him to the nearest clinic in the vicinity, he was pronounced dead on arrival around 3PM.

Triple R Emergency Response Team to the rescue!

The Rickilee Response and Rescue Team (Triple R) continues to respond to emergency calls on Ambergris Caye, assisting accident victims throughout the island. The most recent cases involved a near drowning and two traffic accidents.

Ministry of Health issues safety advisories in increased temperatures

As temperatures continue to rise in Belize, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has issued a public advisory on heat exhaustion and drowning prevention.

Family of Zaeem Torres speaks about tragedy that took his life

6-year-old Zaeem Torres, from San Pedro Town lost his life on Thursday, April 13th in a tragic drowning incident.

Police say no foul play suspected in the death of Rickilee Mercer

A post mortem examination on the body of American National Rickilee Michelle Mercer has confirmed her cause of death as drowning.

Fisherman drowns in Northern Ambergris Caye while fishing

The San Pedro Police Department have confirmed a drowning incident that occurred on Monday, July 6th along the northern coast of Ambergris Caye.

Snorkeling Tragedy Tale Unfolds

According to police the group left Caye Caulker on board a vessel, namely Cyclone, belonging to Tsunami Tours based in Caye Caulker, for a morning excursion to Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley