Posted: Friday, December 7, 2018. 8:01 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: On Thursday, December 6th, representatives of Belize’s National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) participated in a seminar titled, “Rediscovering our Afro-descendent Origins in Central America: The Case of Belize and El Salvador”.
The seminar was organized by the Embassy of Belize in El Salvador with support from the Central American Integration System, the World Bank, and the Ministry of Culture of El Salvador.
According to a statement from the Government of Belize, academics from both Belize and El Salvador presented papers on topics related to Garifuna Culture and Heritage, Sociological Perspectives on Crime and Violence in Belize City, and Afro-descendants in the Salvadoran context.
“The Belize delegation also held bilateral meetings for the establishment of continued cooperation in the areas of culture and history between Belize and El Salvador. Bilateral talks were led by heads of delegation, Dr. John Morris for Belize and Dr. Carlos Perez Pineda, Director General of Research, Documentary Heritage, and Publications of the Ministry of Culture of El Salvador,” the release notes.
At the event, a joint Communiqué was signed highlighting priority areas for both parties including:
The Belize delegation also included Margaret Juan, Charge d’ Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Belize in El Salvador; Ms. Selene Solis, Senior Research and Education Officer at NICH; Mr. Roy Cayetano, expert on Garifuna culture and heritage; and Ms. Nelma Jones, Senior Education Officer and expert on male social participation.
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