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PATRICK CATTRAL on Garifuna Leader JOSEPH CHATOYER in St Vincent (AUDIO Interview)

January 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Click on the following link to read about (and listen to) Garifuna Man (from Belize) PATRICK CATTRAL discussing Slain Garifuna Leader Chief Joseph Chatoyer’s Relevance to The Garifuna Community at Large in a Recent Trip to St. Vincent and The Grenadines in an AUDIO Interview on BeingGARIFUNA.com.

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(INTERVIEW) Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO MARTINEZ Prepares For Gunchei Cultural Presentation at 2010 Garifuna Coalition Fundraising Gala

November 17, 2010 9 comments

Garifuna American MARIANO MARTINEZ

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr (a.k.a. “Tio Teo”) except where noted.

Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Choreographer MARIANO “Junie” MARTINEZ has been a fixture in the Garifuna American community for a long time.  A Dancer, Choreographer and Entrepreneur, MARIANO MARTINEZ is a dynamic individual with an interesting story that upon hearing for myself I wanted to share with you all.

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(VIDEO) Garifuna Band LOS HERMANOS ARRIOLA (And Their Parents) Interviewed

October 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Garifuna Band LOS HERMANOS ARRIOLA

Honduras, Central America — Earlier this week I was given the opportunity to listen to a few live tracks of popular Garifuna band LOS HERMANOS ARRIOLA (The Arriola Brothers). I first heard of them in February 2010 when I was in Boston to photograph a party where Garifuna Bands Fernandez Band, Tormenta and Panamanian Reggae Star El Almirante performed.  Anyway, man  LOS HERMANOS ARRIOLA are gooooooooooooooood!!!

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Garifuna-American Teacher SUSAN ARAUZ-BARNES Shares Her Struggle In Organizing Her Family Reunion (INTERVIEW)

July 20, 2010 12 comments

Garifuna-American Teacher SUSAN ARAUZ-BARNES

Photo courtesy of Susan Arauz-Barnes.

Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

A few weeks back, I was asked by Garifuna-American Teacher (and Facebook friend)  Susan Arauz-Barnes about my availability for a Sunday afternoon in July for the purpose of photographing a Gaifuna family reunion taking  place in New York City.  At the time, I was available, so I told her my rate and we proceeded to figure out the details (how I would get there, when, etc) of this special event.

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Garifuna Financial Investment Club Based In New York City Celebrates Ten Years In Existence (INTERVIEW)

May 19, 2010 4 comments

Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.    All Rights Reserved.

That’s right, you read correctly.  Garifuna Financial INVESTMENT Club.  New Horizon Investment Club (based in New York City) is having a Gala on Saturday May 22, 2010 to commemorate the fact that they have been around for TEN years.  Yes, you also read THAT correctly.  TEN years!!!   Who are they and what accounts for this?  How have they operated?  How has it been maintaining an investment club for Garinagu?  Read on and you will learn for yourself as I interview the founder of New Horizon Investment Club, JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA.

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Garifuna Musician YOUNG GARI Begins Solo Tour in Houston (INTERVIEW)

Garifuna Musician YOUNG GARI

Copyright 2010 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved

Photos of YOUNG GARI by Teofilo Colon Jr.

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Garifuna Punta Rock Artist AZIATIC Talks About Song and Music Video, “Figiyabu” (VIDEO)

AZIATIC -- The Finale -- Album Cover

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