Andy Palacio Belize
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.