Success Stories

Dee Zuniga – Former Miss Garifuna of Los Angeles

Dee Zuniga – Former Miss Garifuna of Los Angeles

Dr. Dee is the daughter of Belizean parents. Her father is from Hopkins Village and her mother is from Dangriga Town. She is also former Miss Garifuna of Los Angeles, and don’t you dare ask what year it was when she won! She entered the field of pharmacy as a pharmacy specialist in the United […]

Belizean-American Director/Actor and Producer Kareem Ferguson

Belizean-American Director/Actor and Producer Kareem Ferguson

I am a Belizean-American Director/Actor and Producer. The film Bel-Amz begins my journey to give back and at the same time share with the world some of the diversity and culture that exist in ‘THE JEWEL’ as Belize is often referred to. The country of Belize is beautiful and diverse in it’s people, culture and natural geography. My growing […]

Shaun Ayala – Belizean Pride

Shaun Ayala – Belizean Pride

Born to Belizean parents and raised in Los Angeles, CA., Shaun Ayala created his first online business in 2004 sparked from the love of his Belizean heritage and culture best expressed at that time through Belizean Memorabilia. Throughout his childhood and adolescent years, his father would take both him and his brother to the Dorsey Park […]

Alan Reyes A.K.A. IRIE

Alan Reyes A.K.A. IRIE

IRIE (born Alan Reyes) is a Rapper/Poet/Educator from Los Angeles, California. Because of the challenges he had to overcome in his own childhood, Irie possesses a natural ability to connect in a deep way with youth of all ages and backgrounds. He is a gifted communicator and writing workshop facilitator with an intimate understanding of […]

Giesel Arnold – Entrepreneur

Giesel Arnold – Entrepreneur

Giesel Arnold is a native of Dangriga Town, Belize.  She is the eldest of six siblings and has always been a high achiever.  She attended St. John’s College where she earned her Associates Degree in Business and went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Business at the University of Belize. First job out of […]

The Prince of Belize: Lova Boy

The Prince of Belize: Lova Boy

It was almost a remake of the now infamous scene from the movie“Coming to America.” You know the scene where Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is recognized as a royal Prince by a native from his fictional country of Zamunda.  As his fellow Zamundan begins to bow and make gestures to him an obviously embarrassed Murphy […]