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Lessons from the experiences of our Garifuna ancestors

Lessons from the experiences of our Garifuna ancestors

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 […]

ObamaCare and You: What you need to do NOW. ~ Part I

ObamaCare and You: What you need to do NOW. ~ Part I

So we’re hearing alot about ObamaCare this and ObamaCare that. First of all, ObamaCare is the nickname of the Affordable Care Act. But throughout this article and other articles associated with this series, I will only use the term ObamaCare. I will attempt to give you the quick and dirty version of what you should […]

Destinee Arnold has withdrawn from representing Belize…

Destinee Arnold has withdrawn from representing Belize…

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday August 27, 2013 Miss Belize and recently crowned Miss Costa Maya 2013 – Destinee Arnold has withdrawn from representing Belize in the upcoming Miss United Continent Pageant scheduled for September 14th in Guayaquil, Ecuador. When interviewed the 20 year old beauty ambassador, model, and sociology major stated that not only is she […]

Dügü for tourism an insult to Garinagu, but its potency could be useful elsewhere

Dügü for tourism an insult to Garinagu, but its potency could be useful elsewhere

“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 […]