Hotel in Dangriga, Belize

Hotel in Dangriga, Belize

Chaleanor Hotel in Dangriga Chaleanor Hotel, located in the “culture capital” of Belize, Dangriga Town, is conveniently located in the heart of Dangriga, and not too far from the beach. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the early morning on the rooftop that gives you a panoramic view of Dangriga and overlooks the Carribean sea – or, […]

The school environment that nurtured Andy Palacio…

The school environment that nurtured Andy Palacio…

Before television came to Punta Gorda in the early 1980s, and before the later fixation of the town’s youths on technological gadgets in this new millennium, there was a vibrant, creative and expressive social environment that nurtured a number of musical talents. Interestingly, these talents emerged through a distinctly parallel social context within the community. […]

Domestic violence in Belize

Domestic violence in Belize

Domestic violence in Belize: A pressing issue for women and men to resolve The reported incidence of domestic violence in Belize, as indicated through the most recent statistics (2012) from the Epidemiological Unit of the Ministry of Health, continue to show troubling trends. Persistently, Belizean men are overwhelmingly the perpetrators of violence suffered by women. […]

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

The outstanding service of Garifuna teachers in spreading the Catholic faith and establishing the solid foundation of Catholic education in Belize is often ignored or hardly mentioned in the country’s documented histories. The tremendous sacrifices that they and their families made to educate the Maya, the Mestizos, Creoles and other ethnic groups in the remote […]

Master Garifuna Drummer – Frankie “Pa-G” Garcia

Master Garifuna Drummer – Frankie “Pa-G” Garcia

One of the most talented Garifuna drummers of our time, Frankie “Pa-G” Garcia is a Garifuna- American born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Dangriga, Belize. He taught himself to play the drums on his first instrument, a pigtail bucket.  When his mother discovered his talent and passion for drumming, she bought a pair of […]