New Book Published on Garifunas Original Fight For Freedom in St. Vincent by Journalist Christopher Taylor

The Black Carib Wars — Freedom, Survival and the Making of The Garifuna by Journalist Christopher Taylor

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London, United Kingdom — While we here in America are commemorating  the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a document which declared independence from The Kingdom of Great Britain in 1776.   London citizens are not only making final preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but from that land comes the publication of a book covering a unique period in English / Caribbean relations in the 18th century.  A period of time marked by resistance, struggle, tragedy and ultimately the dawning of a distinct ethnic group noted for their opposition to British Imperialism and Colonialism.

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Garifuna Scholar SALVADOR SUAZO Publishes Garifuna Dictionary

Lila Garifuna (“Garifuna Meaning” in Garifuna), a new Garifuna To Spanish Dictionary by Noted Garifuna Scholar Salvador Suazo.

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Honduras, Central America — Garifuna Scholar Salvador Suazo has published a Garifuna Dictionary last year in Honduras, Central America.  Thirty years in the making, this Dictionary features approximately 10,600 words and has words in Garifuna and translates them into Spanish.

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