The legendary Andy Palacio died in 2008 of a stroke. His music lives on and the man himself has not been forgotten.
Tuesday would have marked Palacio’s 54th birthday, and commemorative masses were held in various locations.
Those who have not forgotten the musical icon and wanted to pay their respects, attended a morning Mass in Belmopan at Our Lady Of Guadalupe R.C Church, while in his birthplace of Barranco, Mass was also held at St. Joseph R.C. Church. Then at 6:30 Tuesday evening in Belize City, a mass was held at St. Martin’s De Porres Church.
Andy Palacio placed Punta music on the international radar and was considered one of Belize’s foremost musicians.