Garifuna American Girl YANIRA FLORES Crowned 2013 Miss Garifuna USA On Sunday April 28th 2013 in The Bronx

Personal Injury Attorney Martin Munitz crowing Yanira Flores 2013 Miss Garifuna USA on SUNDAY April 28th 2013 in the Bronx.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Personal Injury Attorney Martin Munitz crowning Yanira Flores 2013 Miss Garifuna USA on SUNDAY April 28th 2013 in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Girl YANIRA FLORES was crowned 2013 Miss Garifuna USA on SUNDAY April 28th 2013 in the Bronx.  Just sixteen years old, YANIRA FLORES represented the Garifuna village of Bahamar Honduras with pride and grace in a Cultural Pageant that was slightly different than recent Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageants in New York City.

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2013 Miss Garifuna USA Cultural Pageant To Take Place in the Bronx on SUNDAY April 28th 2013

 

Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant To Take Place on SUNDAY April 28th 2013 in the Bronx.

Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant To Take Place on SUNDAY April 28th 2013 in the Bronx.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Casa Yurumein (a.k.a. Hondurans Against AIDS Inc) has announced that The 2013 Miss Garifuna USA Cultural Pageant will take place in the Bronx on SUNDAY April 28th 2013.

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Introduction of 2013 Miss Garifuna USA Candidates To Take Place on SUNDAY March 3rd 2013 in the Bronx

Introduction of Candidates for 2013 Miss Garifuna To Take Place in the Bronx on Sunday March 3rd 2013.

Introduction of Candidates for 2013 Miss Garifuna To Take Place in the Bronx on Sunday March 3rd 2013.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York – The Introduction of the Candidates of 2013 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant USA will take place in the Bronx on SUNDAY March 3rd 2013 at 4pm.

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Garifuna Community Organizations Host Community Forum with Consulates from Honduras and Guatemala in the Bronx on SATURDAY January 19th 2013 at 6:30pm

 

New Location for Hondurans Against AIDS Inc / Casa Yurumein / Comgarigua located at 875 Prospect Avenue in the Bronx.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

New Location for Hondurans Against AIDS Inc / Casa Yurumein / Comgarigua located at 875 Prospect Avenue, Second Floor in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna Community Organizations Hondurans Against AIDS Inc (a.k.a. Casa Yurumein) and Comgarigua will host a Community Forum with Consulates from the Central American countries of Honduras and Guatemala at Casa Yurumein in the Bronx on SATURDAY January 19th 2013 at 6:30pm.

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Garifuna Organization Casa Yurumein Present their 2012 Barauda Awards Honoring Women of Garifuna Descent on SATURDAY October 13th 2012

2012 Barauda Awards, as presented by Garifuna Organization Casa Yurumein, will take place on SATURDAY October 13th 2012

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New York, New York — Garifuna Organization CASA YURUMEIN (a.k.a. Hondurans Against AIDS, Inc) has announced the winners of 2012 Barauda Awards for Women of Garifuna Descent.  The 2012 Barauda Awards is taking place on Saturday October 13th 2012 in Manhattan.

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Bronx Garifuna Center CASA YURUMEIN Moves To New Location in The Bronx

(from left to right) Garifuna Staff Member of Casa Yurumein Maria Suazo-Guillen poses with Garifuna Executive Director of Hondurans Against AIDS Inc (a.k.a. “Casa Yuruemein”) Mirtha Colon in the hallway of the new location of Casa Yurumein in the Bronx. 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 — As we prepare for the changing of the seasons here in New York City, some Garifunas are beginning a new era as staff members of Casa Yurumein (a.k.a. “Hondurans Against AIDS, Inc) move into their new location in the Bronx.

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Garifunas March in 2012 Bronx Week Parade on SUNDAY May 20th 2012

Garifuna Coalition at the 2012 Bronx Week Parade - Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Representatives of various Garifuna organizations joined Marching Bands, Community Groups, Other Ethnic Groups, Schools, Sports Teams and Civic Groups to march along Mosholu Parkway in the 2012 Bronx Week Parade.

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Garifuna American Activist MIRTHA COLON Honored by Bronx Assemblyman ERIC STEVENSON at Gala on THURSDAY May 17th 2012 in Bronx

Garifuna American MIRTHA COLON (Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. -- All Rights Reserved).

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

Bronx, New York — Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson honored Garifuna American Mirtha Colon for her sustained service to the Afro-Descendant Community during the Night of Elegance Fundraising Gala on Thursday May 17th 2012.  She was presented with The 2012 Outstanding Career Serving Humanity Award.

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2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant DVD Now Available For Purchase

2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant DVD - Part 1

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

Bronx, New York — The DVD of The 2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant is now available for purchase.

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Garifuna American IRENE ARANDA To Receive a 2011 BARAUDA Award on Saturday October 1st 2011 in New York City

Garifuna American IRENE ARANDA

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 — Casa Yurumein (a.k.a. Hondurans Against AIDS Inc) has announced that Garifuna American IRENE ARANDA will be receiving a 2011 Barauda Award at it’s annual Barauda Awards Ceremony, which honors Women of Garifuna Descent for their achievements.  The 2011 Barauda Awards will take place on Saturday, October 1st 2011 in Manhattan.

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