Garifuna Activist and Historian PABLO ROBERTO MEJIA (a.k.a. “Don Beto”) Passes Away in Guatemala At The Age of 93 on TUESDAY December 17th 2013

Garifuna Activist and Historian Pablo Roberto Mejia (a.k.a. "Don Beto") about to receive his Garifuna Heritage Award at the First Annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Culture Night on SATURDAY March 13th 2010.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Activist and Historian Pablo Roberto Mejia (a.k.a. “Don Beto”) about to receive his Garifuna Heritage Award at the First Annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Culture Night on SATURDAY March 13th 2010. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Livingston, “LaBuga” Guatemala, Central America — Garifuna Activist and Historian Pablo Roberto Mejia (a.k.a. “Don Beto”) passed away of natural causes in Guatemala on TUESDAY December 17th 2013 at the age of 93.

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Happy Guatemalan Garifuna Settlement Day (November 26th)!!!

Happy Guatemalan Garifuna Settlement Day (November 26th)!!!  Photo Illustration by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Happy Guatemalan Garifuna Settlement Day (November 26th)!!! Photo Illustration by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Guatemala, Central America — Happy Guatemalan Garifuna Settlement Day (November 26th)!!!

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Garifuna American DJ PRIMETIME To Be Saluted at Potential New York City Screening of GARIFUNA IN PERIL on Wednesday October 2nd 2013

 

Garifuna American DJ PrimeTime to be saluted at New York City Screening of GARIFUNA IN PERIL on Wednesday, October 2nd 2013.  Will you join us?

Garifuna American DJ PrimeTime to be saluted at New York City Screening of GARIFUNA IN PERIL on Wednesday, October 2nd 2013. Will you join us?

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New York, New York — Young Garifuna American DJ and Internet Radio Personality,  Jahmel “DJ PrimeTime” Enriquez (from Livingston “La Buga”  Guatemala) will be saluted at the New York City Screening of the new, Award-Winning, Independent Film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL, which will take place on WEDNESDAY, October 2nd 2013.  To buy tickets, please click on the following link:  https://www.tugg.com/go/vrubht

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GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film To Be Shown in Belize and Guatemala from July 12th 2013 through July 18th 2013

 

The Garifuna In Peril Movie will be shown throughout Belize and In Guatemala in July 2013.

The Garifuna In Peril Movie will be shown throughout Belize and In Guatemala in July 2013.

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Belize, Central America: The new, independent award-winning film  GARIFUNA IN PERIL will be shown in various cities and Garifuna Villages in Belize from July 12th 2013 through July 17th 2013.  It will premiere at the Belize International Film Festival and then move south to Dangriga, Hopkins, Georgetown, Seine Bight and Punta Gorda.  The film will also be shown in Livingston “LaBuga” Guatemala on Thursday, July 18th 2013.

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Garifuna Women’s Organization HAHIGAGUA To Have General Meeting in the Bronx on SATURDAY October 20th 2012

The Garifuna Women of HAHIGAGUA Pose for a Photo at Their Garifuna Mother’s Day Gala in May 2012 in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Women’s Organization, HAHIGAGUA invites all interested in their cause to their general meeting on SATURDAY October 20th 2012 in the Basement of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in the Bronx at 5pm.

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2012 Central American Parade and Festival to Take Place in The Bronx on SUNDAY September 9th 2012

Central American Parade and Festival Logo – Logo by Ivan Moreira

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Bronx, New York — The Board of Directors of The International Honduran and Central American Parade, Inc has announced that the Sixteenth Annual Central American Parade and Festival will take place on SUNDAY September 9th 2012 in the Bronx, New York.

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Garifuna American Band XCSTACY To Perform in Guatemala For the First Time on WEDNESDAY April 4th 2012

Xcstacy Band To Perform in Guatemala on Wednesday April 4th 2012

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Livingston, Guatemala — Dynamic Garifuna American Band XCSTACY, fresh off their performance at The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show on Saturday March 31st 2012 will be performing in Guatemala for the first time on Wednesday April 4th 2012.

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2011 Central American Parade and Festival To Take Place on SATURDAY September 10th 2011 in The Bronx

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Bronx, New York — The 2011 Central American Parade and Festival Will Take Place on Saturday, September 10th 2011 in the Bronx.

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Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico and Nicaragua Brace for Tropical Storm Harvey

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Central America — Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Mexico and Nicaragua are bracing themselves as Tropical Storm Harvey gathers strength in the Caribbean and is forecast to become a hurricane.

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(VIDEO) Garifuna People from Guatemala Respond To Question of Whether They are Proud To Be Garifuna

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Livingston, Guatemala — Below you can see another fascinating video from the Garifuna Files Blog.

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