Cyril Uruwei, publisher of Belize In America, interviews Ms. Debbie Schell, Honorary Consul to Belize in Chicago, at the 34th annual Belize Day in the park event in Chicago.
Mary Castillo, born Belizean, is the founder of Mary’s All Natural Hair Care Products – hair care products made the right way, All Natural. Mary was born and raised in the beautiful county of Belize, Central America – specifically Hopkins Village and Dangriga, where most of her family still live today. She migrated to Chicago Illinois during her freshman year […]
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:00 pm PST and 11:00 pm EST This show is dedicated to the proud Garifuna women in music: Lady Lard, Gloria Osiris, Paula Castillo, Dolores Noralez, Sally Reyes, Takia, Elodia Nolberto, Sofia & Silvia Blanco, Chela Torres, Bernadine Flores, Sarita Martinez, Desiree Diego, Ibimeni Group, Sandra, Cleta of La Guira Garifuna, […]
“When you go to the south side of Belize, you will find pure sugar – fresh fish, fresh water, fresh coconut. Everything is sweet!” “When I got on the stage, I felt a rush. Once I feel that rush when I got on the stage, I know things will happen. It makes me feel very […]
Admission Prices per person are as follows. $10 Persons 13 and above $3 Children 6 to 12 Children 5 and under are free No coolers, food or beverages are allowed to be brought in. Folding chairs can be brought in. Shade tent a maximum of 10 x 10 can be brought in, but must be […]
This is a dance you do not want to miss!
The cultural aspect of being a BELAM (Belizean/American is invaluable). When I talk to my American friends about the culture, they could see how passionate I am about it… [youtube]hZYAlX3SLoE[/youtube]
Not a lot of people know about Belize. I find it hard to find other Belizeans at school. Whenever I get to interact with the culture it’s an amazing thing. Even though I grew up in Chicago, Belize is what feels like home.
“As a child, one of my greatest challenges was fitting in. …we come from a different place; we don’t dress like the other kids. The kids on this side (in America) where way ahead of us in the things they were exposed to…”