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.
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
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.
Image of Painting of Marcos Sanchez Diaz, Founder of Garifuna Settlement of Livingston (a.k.a. “La Buga”), Guatemala.
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Bronx, New York — There will be a Mass in Honor of Marcos Sanchez Diaz, founder of the Garifuna Village of Livingston, Guatemala on Saturday, November 10th 2012. It will take place at St. Anthony of Padua Church in the Bronx at 10am.
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Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.
On Thursday, March 11, 2010 in the Rotunda of The Bronx Supreme Court Building, Bronx Borough President, RUBEN DIAZ JR read a proclamation declaring March 11, 2010 to April 12, 2010 GARIFUNA HERITAGE MONTH in the Bronx.