The National Garifuna Council, which is the voice of the Garifuna People in Belize, is exceedingly bothered by the recent allegation of not permitting the speaking of the Garifuna Language in one of the financial institutions in Dangriga Town. This allegation is being taken seriously and the council is investigating the matter. The nation will be informed […]
There are many restaurants and excellent places in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye to sit down and satisfy your tastebuds, but there is only one place that offers home-cooked meals on a traditional fire hearth. El Fogon restaurant in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, a small family owned business, opened their doors 12 years ago when Ms. Suzana […]
RD’s restaurant in Corozal Town: authentic Belizean food on traditional fire hearth.
In 2013, ComeUNITY Works was created to unite international and local artists in order to inspire and address challenges that are plaguing and stagnating underprivileged communities, and to uplift and advance the masses. For the second consecutive year, in collaboration with FariStudios (www.facebook.com/faristudios) and Croz (www.facebook.com/Crosbyjackart), ComeUNITY Works connected with local partners to complete a […]
The outstanding service of Garifuna teachers in spreading the Catholic faith and establishing the solid foundation of Catholic education in Belize is often ignored or hardly mentioned in the country’s documented histories. The tremendous sacrifices that they and their families made to educate the Maya, the Mestizos, Creoles and other ethnic groups in the remote […]
The annual Garifuna Settlement Day celebration, which was founded in 1942 by visionary Garifuna leader Thomas Vincent Ramos, is the foremost event to remind Garinagu about their genesis, exodus, and survival against historical odds that were meant to exterminate their existence and identity as a people. The celebration also occurs in the Garifuna diaspora and […]
News Americas, CHICAGO, Illinois, Sat. Sept. 7, 2013: Belizean-born Garifuna Leader, Thomas Vincent Ramos, will be celebrated posthumously in Illinois later this month. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has issued a proclamation to establish and recognize September 17th as Thomas Vincent Ramos Day in the state. Ramos was the catalyst for the first Garifuna in the […]
Celebrating Belize’s 32nd anniversary of independence away from the Jewel. The BIGGEST Belizean 2 Day September Celebration in Los Angeles, CA promoted by the Belize Cultural Foundation.
“Colonialism not only deprives a society of its freedom and its wealth but, of its very character, leaves its people intellectually and morally disoriented.” (Franz Fanon, 1966). Several members of Garifuna communities in Belize and the diaspora, as well as many other Belizeans, have expressed through radio, TV and social media, their outrage at the recent […]
It was the first stop on a sweeping tour to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s March 2012 Diamond Jubilee – this visit to “The Jewel” of Belize. Prince Harry’s arrival fell just days before Baron Bliss Day, an annual holiday dedicated to the old Scottish patron saint. To honor him, Belize dished up its generous spirit and […]