ORIGIN: Garifuna, also known as Garinagu (plural), are the descendants of an Afro-indigenous population from the Caribbean island of St Vincent & The Grenadines who were exiled to the Honduran coast in the eighteenth century and subsequently moved to the Southern Coast Belize. The Cuisine consists mainly of fresh coconut milk, coconut oil, plantains, green […]
Here’s One Minute of Garifuna Culture in Belize During the month of November – leading up to Garifuna Settlement Day, it is highly likely that you could encounter live drumming on a bus ride to/from Dangriga, or surrounding areas. This video clip is sponsored by Coconut Row in Hopkins, Belize – Beachfront Rooms and apartments in […]
Cyril Uruwei, Publisher of Belize In America, interviews Mr. Chester Ritchie and his wife Noelia Ritchie at Alexi’s Restaurant in Dangriga, Belize. Owners of Alexi’s been in business for over 20 years. Grew up on the suburbs of Dangriga. Miss Ritchie loves cooking and wanted to own a restaurant. They started as Ritchies Dinette which […]
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 […]
In the morning, you will be greeted by the pleasurable aroma of fresh fruits and coffee in the atmosphere. Chaleanor’s rooftop provides a superb view of the Caribbean sea, the Magnificent Maya Mountains and a panoramic view of Dangriga Town. Chaleanor Hotel, located in the “culture capital” of Belize, Dangriga Town, is conveniently located in […]
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