Cultures/Traditions

  • GOB refuses to pass up over $30,000 in visa fees

    Yesterday reports surfaced that the Chinese Association of Belize was not happy with the Government of Belize. Reports are that the Chinese Association of Belize had asked the Government to waive...

  • Belizean culture promoted in Mexico

    At the the Twenty-First Afro-Caribbean Festival in Veraruz, Mexico, Belize’s Ambassador to Mexico Oliver del Cid said quote, “Culture is not only to sell tourism or take photographs but to respect...

  • NICH – The Agency of Cocktail Parties?

    In Friday’s Sitting of the House of Representatives, former Prime Minister Said Musa spoke on the Heritage Bill which went through its second reading.  He brought about some harsh criticisms against...

  • Price Hikes for Easter Fish

    Two to three years ago when you would visit the fish market around Easter time, you would have paid about seven dollars on average for a pound of snapper.  This year,...

  • Exploring the World via Cultures at Horizon

    Horizon Academy in Belize City is holding its annual Culture Day. The event fits pleasantly as this month is being celebrated as Child Stimulation Month. Students at Horizon Academy were given...

  • Leela Vernon Remembered for Culture, Music and Kriol

    Leela Vernon is affectionately referred to as the Queen of Brukdown in Belize.  The 66-year-old passed away Sunday morning at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. Vernon is well...

  • Belize’s Queen of Brukdown Needs Blood Donors

    The queen of “Brukdown” Leela Vernon remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. Vernon is suffering from chronic renal failure and she needs blood. According to family...

  • Calypso Rose: 1st Caribbean Artist to Receive Victoire de la Musique Award

    Honorary Belizean Citizen and legendary singer Calypso Rose was awarded the Victoire de la Musique in Paris France. Calypso Rose received the award this past Friday for best World Music Album...

  • Remembering Andy’s 56th Birthday

    Tomorrow, Friday, a memorial mass will be held in several communities to celebrate the 56th birthday of musical icon and Cultural Ambassador Andy Palacio.  Leading the charge is the Andy Palacio...

  • Garifuna – A Culture of Richness and Vibrancy Says PM

    The culture capital, Dangriga Town saw hundreds of Belizeans and visitors converge in its municipality over the weekend to celebrate the one hundred and eighty fourth year since the Garinagu arrived...

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