April 13th, 2010 | By OYE
Upon the closing date for the competition, approximately 40 applications were submitted by love-struck Belizean couples wishing to share their love story and their wedding day with all our viewers.
A panel sorted through the applications to select the most compelling love stories. Each of the five semifinalists all have a unique love story to share.
Meet: Sgt. Neroo Flowers & Marla Perez
“ I saw [her]…and said to myself that’s my bride.”
“I never believe in first sight love until it happen to me.”
Dating for 7 months. Neroo is a Sgt deployed in Iraq who returned to Belize to search for his wife. He met Marla and knew she was the one.
Meet: Elisa Jacobs & Rollington Fulller
“He showed me that he is willing to do anything for us.”
“Without telling him anything I went out and bought a ring….and proposed to him right there in front of everyone.”
Dating for 4 years. Elisa knew Rollington was the one for her from first sight. She asked him out first and proposed too.
Meet: Monique Robinson & Devin Hewlett
“While some people wait a lifetime for this, I have it and need to make good on it.”
“Marriage is a lifelong commitment, and the qualities i want in a wife, Monique…exemplifies.”
Dating for 7 years. Devin and Monique are two God-fearing individuals who are rarely to be seen without one another. They have longed to be married for years.
Meet: Rosana Rosado & Dayton McBride Sr
“She gave me the sweetest and genuine smile ever, my heart skipped a beat.”
“We deserve each other.”
Dating for 17 years. Rosana and Dayton have been living together for 17 years and always wanted to be married.
Meet: Vanessa Ramos & Julio Escalanate
“She is my lover & my best friend.”
“[She is] the reason for waking up each day.”
Dating for 3 years. Julio applied as a surprise to Vanessa so they can make their wedding a reality.