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First ever Corozal Diabetes Association Walkaton 2018 held at the Corozal civic Center

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Did you planned on anything special today for #WorldDiabetesDay? Take a look at our Corozal Diabetes Association Walkaton 2018. Living with #diabetes can be a challenge. Family support is essential and people with diabetes thrive on it every day. Each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes; type-2 diabetes is largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide. Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin injections. Topics covered have included diabetes and human rights, diabetes and lifestyle, diabetes and obesity, diabetes in the disadvantaged and the vulnerable, and diabetes in children and adolescents.  More than 400 million people live with diabetes worldwide, and the prevalence is predicted to continue rising if current trends prevail. Diabetes is a major cause of premature dying, blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and lower limb amputation. It was the seventh leading c…

History of the Garifuna Culture

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The Afro-Caribbean Garifuna people originated with the arrival of West African slaves who washed ashore on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent around 1635 while likely on their way to New World mines and plantations.  Today, the global population of Garifunas stands at upwards of 300,000 people, many of whom live in the U.S. and Canada.  Garifuna communities along the Caribbean Sea live mostly in coastal towns and villages in the Central American countries of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
A Brief History of the Garifuna People The West African transplants were either ship-wrecked or escaped from the Caribbean islands of Barbados, St. Lucia and Grenada, depending on the source.  They intermarried with local populations of Arawaks and Carib Indians (Caribs), immigrants from South America, to become known as Garifunas or Black Caribs.  (Click on the image below to view the full-size map in a separate window or browser tab.)


For a time, the Afro-Caribbean Garifunas lived pea…

Ashley's Grand Opening in Belize This Thurs

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Visit Us at Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AshleyHomeStoreBelize/ #SavetheDate: Ashley Furniture HomeStore will be opening its first stores in Belize on Thursday, November 8th, 2018! Doors are open from 9am until 7pm.Mirab Invites you to the Grand Opening of Ashley Furniture Homestore located on the 3rd floor of their new Department Store in Belize City.

Celebrando El Mestizaje was celebrated in Corozal Rainbow Beach, Corozal, Belize

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Mestizaje Culture 2018 was celebrated at Corozal Rainbow Beach on Saturday, November 3rd. Dance groups who came to present at the event where Ballet folkloric de Chetumal Quintana Roo,  Raieces Mexicans retonos belicenos, To'one Masehualoon., Mariachis de Corozal, Techno Band, Dj Diablillo. At the event, there were Booths installed that had Mayan Tradition foods, tacos,  Tents for selling soft drinks and more. Techno Band and Dj Diabllillo will be playing until 2am. So, you still have time to enjoy the night at Rainbow beach.
This first annual Mestizaje was to continue promoting the Mestizo Culture in Northern Belize. Especially, in Corozal and Orange Walk were Maya Temple are found at today's history. Mestizo's Culture food, clothing, dances, religion needs to be learned by the younger generation at today's new generation. Yucatec Maya, Middle American Indians of the Yucat√°n Peninsula in eastern Mexico. The Yucatec were participants in the Maya civilization, whose ca…