Culture

Garifuna Flava – Caribbean Cuisine

Garifuna Flava – Caribbean Cuisine

Our best seller! Corn (masa) patties, seasoned and stuffed with hashed Buffalo fish; comes garnished with a sweet vegetable and sauce and spicy habanero sauce. Featured in the Chicago Reader, Chicago Weekly Magazine, WTTW Chicago’s “Check, Please”, WGN TV’s “Chicago’s Best”, and Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives.” Featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives”, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Dayaan Ellis Sr. (Nuru) – Punta and Paranda Artist

Dayaan Ellis Sr. (Nuru) – Punta and Paranda Artist

Acclaimed as a “Punta Rock Jewel” Dayaan “Nuru” Ellis is a Garifuna Punta Rocker and Parandero from the legendary Garifuna city of Dangriga in the heart of Belize in Central America. His charismatic, nonchalant and professional demeanor has earned him the respect from the music industry not only in Central America but also around the […]