GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film Wins AUDIENCE Award at ITALIAN Film Festival. Completes Central American Movie Tour in Honduras

Dates and Cities/Towns that the Garifuna In Peril Film screened in as part of it's recent Central American Film Tour in Honduras.

Dates and Cities/Towns that the Garifuna In Peril Film screened in as part of it’s recent Central American Film Tour in Honduras.

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TRIESTE, Italy – The feature film “Garifuna in Peril” produced and directed by Alí Allié and Rubén Reyes screened in Italy this month at the Festival del Cinema Latino Americano di Trieste, winning the audience choice award.  This news came while producer Reyes was on a ten city screening tour in northern Honduras where the movie was filmed, and where the majority of the Garifuna live in Central America.  ”The film has now been delivered to the Garifuna community,” Mr. Reyes remarked at a packed screening in Punta Gorda, Roatán, where the Garifuna people originally landed in Honduras after being exiled by the British from their homeland, the island of St. Vincent, in 1797.

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Garifuna People Remember The Passing of Garifuna Singer Musician JIMMY SUAZO on The Eighth Anniversary of His Death

Garifuna Singer Musician JIMMY SUAZO

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

Bronx, New York — Yesterday (WEDNESDAY, April 18th 2012) marked the eighth anniversary of the passing of Garifuna Singer Musician JIMMY SUAZO.

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Garifuna Singer Musician YOUNG GARI To Host New Album Release Party As Well as Waruguma Crew Reunion Party on FRIDAY April 6th 2012 in the Bronx

Flyer for Young Gari Album Release/Waruguma Crew Reunion Party in The Bronx on Saturday March 10th 2012

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Bronx, New York – I just finished an hour long instant message correspondence with veteran Garifuna Singer Musician YOUNG GARI as he excitedly told me about a special event he is currently planning.  That is, a  release party for his new album Mi Musica Mi Cultura Garifuna.  This party will also serve as a reunion party for the Waruguma Crew, A Garifuna Band Young Gari was a member of years ago.

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Garifuna Men CARLOS ALEJANDRO MEJIA ESPINOZA and JUNIOR BASILIO ESPINOZA among 72 Migrants Slaughtered In Mexico While Traveling To The United States

Garifuna Man - Carlos Alejandro Mejia Espinoza

Photo of Carlos Alejandro Mejia Espinoza courtesy of La Prensa-Honduras

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Read about this sad bit of news on the GarifunaLink email serv on Friday night or Saturday morning.  It concerns the mass killing of 72 Central American and South American migrants in the San Fernando Tamaulipas section of Mexico while en route to the United States seeking a better life.

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Garifuna-Honduran KENIA MARTINEZ is crowned Miss Universe Honduras 2010

Kenia Martinez - Miss Universe Honduras 2010

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Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.   All Rights Reserved.  Photos courtesy of Miss Universe Honduras.

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Read this on the GarifunaLink email linkserv earlier today.

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