(VIDEO) Prime Minister of St Vincent and The Grenadines, HON. RALPH GONSALVES Presents Argument for Reparations for Caribbean Countries

St. Vincent Prime Minister, The Honorable Ralph Gonsalves being interviewed by Carib Nation Television.  Image courtesy of Carib Nation Television.

St. Vincent Prime Minister, The Honorable Ralph Gonsalves being interviewed by Carib Nation Television. Image courtesy of Carib Nation Television.

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Washington D.C.  – Recently, the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and The Grenadines, The Honorable Ralph Gonsalves, presented an argument for the slavery reparation for Caribbean Nations in an interview with Carib Nation Television.  In the interview, which you can see below, he also puts the slavery reparations lawsuit by 14 Caribbean nations against the Britain, France and The Netherlands for their role in the Atlantic Slave Trade into context.

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Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting To Take Place on SATURDAY December 21st 2013 in the Bronx

 

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY December 21st 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY December 21st 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York:  The Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting will take place on SATURDAY December 21st 2013 at 10am in the Bronx at 10am.

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Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to Take Place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013 in the Bronx

 

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting to take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York – The Latest Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting will take place on SATURDAY November 23rd 2013 at 10am in the Bronx at 10am.  

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Garifuna Publisher Singer Songwriter Musician SIDNEY MEJIA Passed Away On Monday, October 28th 2013 in Los Angeles

 

Garifuna Publisher, Musician, Singer and Songwriter SIDNEY MEJIA at a staged reading of his play, "The Life and Times of Chatoyer" in the Bronx on SATURDAY, May 18th 2013.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. "Tio Teo" or "Teofilo Campeon").

Garifuna Publisher, Musician, Singer and Songwriter SIDNEY MEJIA at a staged reading of his play, “The Life and Times of Chatoyer” in the Bronx on SATURDAY, May 18th 2013. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”).

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Los Angeles, California — It is with extreme sorrow that Beinggarifuna.com reports that Garifuna Publisher, Musician, Singer and Songwriter, SIDNEY MEJIA passed away in Los Angeles on MONDAY October 28th 2013.

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LAST Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting of 2012 To Take Place on SATURDAY December 29th 2012

Attendees of a 2012 Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Attendees of a 2012 Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — The LAST Garifuna Coalition ROUNDTABLE Meeting of 2012 will take place SATURDAY morning, December 29th 2012 at The Garifuna Coalition Headquarters in the Bronx at 10am.

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(VIDEO) Co-Directors ALI ALLIE and RUBEN REYES Interviewed on Bronxnet Community Television about their New Independent Film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL

Co-directors of The Independent Film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL, Ruben Reyes, Ali Allie are interviewed along with the Chairman of The Garifuna Coalition, Jose Francisco Avila on Bronxnet Community Television. Photo courtesy of Bronxnet Community Television.

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Bronx, New York — Co-directors ALI ALLIE and RUBEN REYES were interviewed along with Executive Director of The Garifuna Coalition, Jose Francisco Avila on Bronxnet Community Television recently about their new independent film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL.

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(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

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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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(VIDEO) BronxNet Community Television News Story on The Garifuna Coalition and The 2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in The Bronx

Chairman of The Board of Directors of The Garifuna Coalition, JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA addressing the audience at the 2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in the Bronx on SATURDAY September 15th 2012. Image courtesy of Bronxnet.org

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Bronx, New York — Public, Educational, and Government Access Cable Television Network, BronxNet recently produced a video segment on the Garifuna  non-profit organization, The Garifuna Coalition and their 2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in the Bronx.

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Garifuna American JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA To Receive Award from The Council of St. Vincent and The Grenadines Organization (COSAGO) on SUNDAY October 28th 2012

Garifuna American JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA, who is Chairman of The Board of Directors of the Garifuna Coalition USA Inc. — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Brooklyn, New York  – The members of The Council of St. Vincent and The Grenadines Organizations USA, Inc (COSAGO) have selected Chairman of The Board of The Garifuna Coalition, Jose Francisco Avila, as one of two people to be honored at COSAGO’s annual Luncheon commemorating the Independence of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  St. Vincent is the ancestral land of the Garifuna people.  The luncheon will take place on SUNDAY October 28th 2012.

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2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night to Take Place on SATURDAY September 15th 2012 in the Bronx

Garifuna American Felix Gamboa and his Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet of New York at The 2011 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night in the Bronx. — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Bronx, New York — The Board of Directors of The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc has announced that their annual Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night (A Central American Masterpiece) will take place on SATURDAY September 15th 2012 at 7pm at the Lovinger Theatre (Lehman College), 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West (between Goulden and Paul Avenues), Bronx, New York 10468

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