Garifuna American DJ FRANCISCO DIEGO JR (a.k.a. Tech Trackz) Electrocuted When He Tried To Retrieve His iPhone Which Dropped Onto The Train Tracks

Garifuna American Party Promoter TECH TRACKZ (a.k.a. Francisco Diego Jr) at the 2010 Guatemalan Independence Festival.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna American DJ, Party Promoter and Music Producer TECH TRACKZ (a.k.a. Francisco Diego Jr or Frankie Diego Jr) at the 2010 Guatemalan Independence Festival at Red Hook Park in Brooklyn. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — In a tragic accident in the Bronx, Garifuna American Party Promoter, DJ and Music Producer Tech Trackz was killed early this morning when he was electrocuted and run over by a subway train when trying to recover his iPhone which had fallen onto the subway tracks.

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Musical and Dance Artists of GARIFUNA Descent To Perform at Flushing Town Hall in Queens on FRIDAY May 31st 2013

 

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Flushing, New York — Historic Venue Flushing Town Hall has announced that Musical and Dance Artists of Garifuna Descent will soon be performing there on FRIDAY May 31st 2013 at 8pm as part of it’s Cultural Crossroads Concert Series.

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Third Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show To Take Place in Manhattan on SATURDAY March 23rd 2013

 

Third Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show To Take Place in Manhattan on SATURDAY March 23rd 2013 at 6pm.

Third Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show To Take Place in Manhattan on SATURDAY March 23rd 2013 at 6pm.

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Bronx, New York — The Third Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show will take place on SATURDAY March 23rd 2013 in Manhattan.

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Dance Auditions for The 2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night To Take Place in the Bronx on FRIDAY June 22nd 2012

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

Bronx, New York — The Garifuna Coalition and J Dove Productions are holding Open Dance Auditions for The 2012 Garifuna Heritage Awards and Cultural Night.  The Auditions will take place on FRIDAY June 22nd 2012 in the Bronx.

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(VIDEO) Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show To Take Place in Bronx on SATURDAY March 31st 2012

Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show -- SATURDAY March 31st 2012

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

Bronx, New York — J Dove Productions has recently announced that tickets are now available for purchase for the Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show.  The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show will take place on SATURDAY March 31st 2012 in the Bronx.

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Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show Will Take Place on SATURDAY March 31st 2012

Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show

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

Bronx, New York — J Dove Productions has recently announced that tickets are now available for purchase for the Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show.  The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show will take place on SATURDAY March 31st 2012 in the Bronx.

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(VIDEO) AUDITION for The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show to Take Place on Saturday January 21st 2012 in the Bronx

Auditions for The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show will take place on SATURDAY January 21st 2012 in the Bronx.

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ will be auditioning potential models for his SECOND Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show on SATURDAY January 21st 2012.

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Top Ten BEING GARIFUNA News Stories of 2011

 

2011 Calendar courtesy of www.justcalendar.org

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New York City — It’s that time of year, numadagu (“my friends” in Garifuna).  This post will feature the top ten BEING GARIFUNA news stories of 2011.

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(PHOTOS) of 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala Released

Garinagu at 2011 Garifuna Coalition Fundraiser Gala

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 — Photos from the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Yellow White and Black Garifuna Settlement Day Fundraiser Gala have been released.

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(VIDEO) Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ Debuts New Garifuna Dance at 2011 Garifuna Settlement Day Gala

Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ tells audience about his new Garifuna Dance at the 2011 Garifuna Settlement Day Gala

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Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ, one of the honorees at the 2011 Garifuna Coalition Yellow White and Black Garifuna Settlement Day Fundraiser Gala debuted a new Garifuna dance upon receiving his Garifuna Coalition Recognition Award.

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