(Article and Interview) GARIFUNA CUISINE Featured in TWELVE Page Article in November 2012 Issue of Acclaimed Food Magazine, SAVEUR

First Two Pages of Article on Garifuna Food in November 2012 Issue (Issue #151) of SAVEUR Magazine. — Photo by Penny De Los Santos of Saveur Magazine

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

New York, New York — Acclaimed Food, Wine and Gourmet Magazine SAVEUR Magazine has published a twelve page article on Garifuna Cuisine in their November 2012 Issue (Issue #151).   As Americans prepare for the holiday season, where families get together and either hold ethnic, secular or religious observances over food and exchange gifts; this article may open eyes to the traditions and the story (as represented through food) of an ethnic group they most likely hadn’t heard of, that is, that of the Garifuna ethnic group.

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Garifuna American Illustrator ISIDRA SABIO Launches Black Greeting Card Business with Her New Company, Afro-Latin Publishing Inc

Garifuna American ISIDRA SABIO Launches Black Greeting Card Business with New Company Afro-Latin Publishing Inc. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Just in time for the holiday season, Garifuna American ISIDRA SABIO has launched a Multi-Lingual Black Greeting Card Business with her new company, Afro-Latin Publishing Inc.

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Garifuna Coalition Launches Bronx Immigrant Entrepreneurship Initiative

Photo from the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala in November.

Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Recently, the Garifuna Coalition, a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) Garifuna Advocacy Organization announced the launch of the Bronx Immigrant Entrepreneurship Initiative Program.  It’s an attempt to not only help immigrant entrepreneurs scale the many unique obstacles they face in their efforts to start and grow businesses in the Bronx but overall to also support Bronx immigrant communities and empower them to grow and create jobs.

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Honduran Newspaper Reports That Building Infrastructure of Garifuna Communities in Honduras are a Mess

Garifuna Town of Corozal, Honduras. Photo courtesy of El Ceibeno.hn

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Corozal, Honduras — According to Honduran Newspaper El Ceibeno.hn, the building infrastructure of Garifuna communities like those in Corozal Honduras are a mess.

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Music Business Professor GARY FRITZ To Hold FREE Music Publishing and Copyright Seminar for Second Garifuna Music Symposium on SUNDAY May 22nd 2011

Music Business Professor GARY FRITZ

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Music Business Professor GARY FRITZ will Hold a Free Seminar on Music Publishing and Copyrights at the Second Garifuna Music Symposium on Sunday, May 22nd 2011.  This seminar is sponsored by The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc in partnership with The What’s Happening in The Garifuna Music Industry Facebook Page.  The Garifuna Music Symposium is a result of an idea presented in The Garifuna Entrepreneur Networking Group.

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Panelists JAMES LOVELL, BANNING EYRE and GARY FRITZ help make The FIRST Garifuna Music Symposium a Breakthrough Success on Sunday, March 27th 2011

Panelists GARY FRITZ, BANNING EYRE and JAMES LOVELL at The FIRST Garifuna Music Symposium in the Bronx on SUNDAY March 27th 2011

Photos courtesy of Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Garifuna People from all walks of life were treated to an afternoon of industry insight, strategy and revelation as panelists imparted their wisdom to this audience at The FIRST Garifuna Music Symposium on Sunday, March 27th 2011.

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27th Annual National Garifuna Council of Belize Convention Took Place from March 4th through March 6th 2011

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Seine Bright Village, Stann Creek District, Belize — On March 4th through March 6th 2011, The National Garifuna Council of Belize held their 27th Annual Convention in Seine Bright Village in the Stann Creek District in Belize.

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LOOKING FOR: Fashion Talent of Garifuna Heritage for First GARIFUNA FASHION SHOW

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Bronx, New York — In light of Fashion Week (February 10th – February 17th 2011) taking place in New York right now comes word on the search for Fashion Talent of Garifuna Heritage To Take Part in the First Garifuna Fashion Show taking place in the Bronx during Garifuna American Heritage Month.

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FREE Garifuna Business Plan Workshop To Take Place on Saturday January 22nd 2011 in The Bronx

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Bronx, New York — Are you Garifuna or Garifuna American and have an idea for a business that you think is sure to succeed?  If so, you might want to attend  an informative workshop taking place in the Bronx.

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