Toledo, Belize (1960 – 2008)
Andy Palacio (December 2, 1960 – January 19, 2008) was a Belizean Punta musician.
He was born and raised in the coastal village of Barranco. Palacio sang mainly in Garifuna, a combination of Spanish and French, combined with West African, Carib, and the native Arawak language, but also composed English-only songs. He was the first musical artist from Belize to have a video on international television. He received the award for "Best New Artist" at the Caribbean Music Awards in 1991… read more
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