The Garinagu, are valiant fighters who today continue to practice their cultural values within the land they occupy. These are people who have triumphed in history and their celebration is grandiose. The Garinagu are the descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people who lived in the Lesser Antilles, especially St. Vicent.
The Garinagu arrived in Belize in 1802 and settled in Southern Belize. The historic activist, Thomas Vincent Ramos, cannot be overlooked, as he disputed for the rights of African-descent people in Belize. Thomas Ramos along with Pataleon Hernandez and Domingo Ventura spoke freely and successfully petitioned for the government […]