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LA Timez: I Danced in Lova Boy's Music Video

I had the pleasure of dancing  in Lova Boy’s music video, “God Pickni (God’s child).”  Lova Boy aka “Prince of Belize,” is a Punta Rock artist that has quite a following in Belize and in Los Angeles’ Belizean community. 111 more words

Music Break


Lean dark face of the Kenyan dust,

Brown-locked king of the Caribbean Sea,

Beige-skinned warrior on a New York City bus,

Copper-toned executive down in New Orleans, 33 more words


29th Aug - Titiman and the Wake

That evening a group from the hostel were collected and taken over to Titiman’s Culture House, a new venture from one of Dangriga’s most famous punta-rockers, intent on sharing his culture further by giving drum demonstrations and cooking traditional Garifuna food for tourists. 758 more words

Exploring Central America Through Sound

Garifuna grooving

Belize stands alone in Central America: it’s a very different place from its neighbours. For one thing, the official language is English – a relic from the days when this was the colony of British Honduras. 855 more words

Central America

Garifuna Settlement Day

For a small country with a population of just over 300,000, Belize has a remarkable diversity of ethnic groups.  There’s the Creoles, descendants of African slaves and British colonists, with their distinctive patois of English.  962 more words