Marlon Alegria – Caribbean Dynamics

Marlon Alegria – Caribbean Dynamics

Marlon Alegria aka Platinum Fingers was born in Branch Mouth, Cayo District to Rose Marie Escobar and Arturo Alegria. As a child he lived in Corozal and Orangewalk. In 1989 due to his parents migration to united states he moved back together with his sister to Cayo. His adventures started instantly just trying to count […]

Opal Enriquez: Queen of the Jewel, Belize

Opal Enriquez: Queen of the Jewel, Belize

National Director and C- Owner of Queen of the Jewel LTD (formerly The Next Miss Belize) insisted on being interviewed at a park near the southern California suburb she calls home. She arrived surprisingly casual (jogging suit and slippers) and her hair was pulled back in a loose bun and without a stitch of makeup. […]

Mimicry or Mimesis through the Poetry of Derek Walcott

Mimicry or Mimesis through the Poetry of Derek Walcott

In Dangriga, Belize, the virtuous cultural activist Pablo Lambey gave this adopted son several spades to dig deep into the soil of learning. He also taught how you must look out to the sea to increase the horizon. I now reminisce on his wisdom that encouraged me to leave my books at times to walk […]

Dudley Augustine – A.K.A. King Stamina

Dudley Augustine – A.K.A. King Stamina

Dudley Augustine also known as KingStamina “The Long Lasting Brand” is a Belizean Producer, Promoter and Investor, who in the last 15 years have produced Puntarock Concerts in Belize, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Houston and Las Vegas. As a member of Sta-Tic Productions, along with business partner Vince “Aziatic” Lewis have released a series […]

Cleave Mistacleave Cadle – Mista Cleave

Cleave Mistacleave Cadle – Mista Cleave

Single mother, Geraldine Garbutts, gave birth in a house to Cleave Dechard Cadle Jr. in 1980, in Independant Village also known as Maingrove Creek. Growing up in Belize City, with his father living in Florida and his mother and step fathther living in Los angeles. Cleave lived with his grandmother, Erna Garbutt, who passed in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]