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Thoman Vincent Ramos monument

Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014. 9:41 pm CST.

Thoman Vincent Ramos monument

Thoman Vincent Ramos monument

Friday, June 20, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The bust of Thomas Vincent Ramos, Garifuna hero and organizer of Garifuna Settlement Day, is sitting outside the home of its creator, Stephen Okeke.

Okeke wants $40,000 to take it off his hands after falling out with key members of the Garifuna community who had intended to buy it.

Today we met a group of Garifuna who are stepping up to the plate.

Bert Ramos is a grand-nephew of Thomas Vincent Ramos and says it is a point of pride for Garinagu that the bust comes “home” to Dangriga by the time of the next Garifuna Settlement Day celebrations in November.

According to Ramos, they will be holding a Culture Day next week in Belize City at the Battlefield Park as their first major fundraiser but will be depending on fellow Garifuna in Belize and in the diaspora to contribute.

But the effort is not limited to the Garifuna, as Walter Gillett, who is a member of the fundraising committee, is asking other Belizeans to get involved as well.

The Belize Bank account number is 69522325705.

 

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