Garifuna Men VIDAL CACHO AMAYA, JIMMY COLON CENTENO and PAUL CASTILLO VENTURA Kidnapped and Murdered in Honduras

Final farewell given in the Garifuna Language by a group of women from the community who mourned the fatal tragedy. Photo courtesy of

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

Triunfo De La Cruz, Honduras — In a case indicative of long-held tensions between Garifunas and other ethnic groups in Honduras, Three Garifuna Men, Vidal Cacho Amaya, Jimmy Colon Centeno and Paul (or Pablo) Castillo Ventura were kidnapped and murdered in Triunfo De La Cruz in Tela, Honduras on July 19th 2012.

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