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Dec 4, 2012

December 2nd, 2009 will forever be Houston’s Andy Palacio Day

Andy Palacio passed away on January nineteenth of 2007, but he is still very much remembered as the musical icon who was foremost in promoting the Garifuna music and putting Belize on the world stage. At the time of his death, Andy was at his peak; his Watina CD had been released and the young man from Barranco had been named Belize’s Culture Ambassador and the UNESCO Artist for Peace. To show that he continues to make an impact as a poet, musician and artist, the Mayor of Houston, Texas, has declared December second as Andy Palacio Day.  The Proclamation was signed by Mayor Bill White on November twenty-sixth.

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3 Responses for “December 2nd, 2009 will forever be Houston’s Andy Palacio Day”

  1. Nesher says:

    mein, in Houston dey mek 12/02 Andy Palacio Day n hea ina Bze whey he grew up he neven recognized as di great musician dat he was AND SHALL FOREVER BE….WAHT A SHAME for OUR great country

  2. phillip says:

    Bill White has not been mayor of houston for the past 2 years.

  3. Johnny says:

    so right you are Nesher, but just wait a little longer and maybe the PM will make the same 02/12 Jamal SHYNE Barrow day.

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