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Case Dismissed! P.U.P. Fails to Prove Claim Against Shyne Barrow

The claim brought by the People’s United Party, involving an address used by the Leader of the Opposition as his place of residence, has been dismissed by the lower courts.  [...]

Shyne Barrow, “It was truly a waste of the court’s time.”

In convening an ad hoc press brief following the decision, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow told reporters that the entire exercise was a waste of the court’s time.  He also suggested [...]

Attorneys Agree that Existing Law Needs to be Revised

But what about the existing law which falls within the Representation of the People’s Act and the need for that piece of legislation to be revised?  It’s a point that [...]

Shyne Barrow, “I was not before the court.”

As we reported on Thursday, the United Democratic Party chided the Briceño administration following comments made in the media while the matter was still before the court.  When we caught [...]

U.D.P. Calls for Immediate Resignation of S.S.B. Board

Last night, we told you about objections from the board of directors of Travellers Liquors Limited and Cuello’s Distillery regarding a proposed nine million dollar loan from the Social Security [...]

People’s Constitution Commission Holds Youth Rally

Today the Belize Civic Centre was buzzing with students from various secondary schools who engaged in a youth rally. The event was the first ever that was organized by the [...]

P.C.C Received Thousands of Questions in Consultations

Earlier this week, Head of the Good Governance Unit, Cesar Ross told the media that as one of the leaders of the commission, he observed that there was poor turnout [...]

Chairman of P.C.C Says They Need More Time

Chanona told News Five that they faced a few challenges since the Commission held its first meeting a year ago. He explained that getting the representatives of all twenty-three sectors [...]

B.T.L. Claims Stellar Performance for 2022-2023 Fiscal Year

Belize Telemedia Limited held its seventeenth annual general meeting today in Belize City. B.T.L.’s board of directors and management presented the company’s annual report for 2022-2023 under the theme “Leading [...]

BTL Reports $152M in Revenue, $21.6M in Profits

B.T.L.’s Chief Executive Officer, Ivan Tesucum that the company made one hundred and fity million dollars in revenue with twenty one point six million is profits. Tesucum highlighted the company’s [...]

B.T.L. Chairman on Losing Accounts to Smart

Regarding the transition of various government departments and ministries from B.T.L. to SMART’s telephone service, Chairman Mark Lizarraga, assured that the loss of these accounts has not significantly impacted the [...]

DIGI to Offer 5G Service

DIGI became the first mobile operator to introduce the eSIMS to the local market. For the next fiscal year, BTL is looking toward artificial intelligence. It says that AI is [...]

B.T.L. Chairman Explains Two Directors’ Departure

Two members of B.T.L.’s Board of Directors, businessman Michael Bowen and attorney Denise Courtenay, have chosen to step down from their roles with the company. Chairman Mark Lizarraga explained that [...]

Literary Icon, Glenn Tillett, Passes at Age 62

A literary icon and activist, Glenn Tillett, passed away on Thursday at the Intensive Care Unit at the K.H.M.H. Born in Monkey River, Tillett spent some of his childhood in [...]

“From Activism to Action, It Ends with Me”

Today in Belmopan, a ceremony marked the launch of the Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Spanning from November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against [...]

A Rosary’s Peace

In this week’s edition of The Bright Side,  we shine a spotlight on the inspiring story of Aspinal Welch, a determined young man who, despite facing the challenges of navigating [...]