Last week thanks to the support of an AHRC networking grant to develop initiatives around the UN Decade for People of African Descent, scholars and activists from the University of Edinburgh, URACCAN, African Voices of Nicaragua (AVOCENIC) and the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture held a forum in Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas) on the North Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua to debate the challenges facing Afro-descendant Central Americans and to explore the opportunities that the Decade might offer. 2,104 more words
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According to IPS, the sea is encroaching very quickly in the coastal area of Balfate, along Honduras’ Caribbean Coast, where natural barriers are disappearing and the sea is advancing many meters inland: 807 more words
As Colombia becomes a safer place to travel, tourists are arriving in ever greater numbers, from cruise ship passengers to gap year backpackers. Consequently, it’s becoming harder to get away from the crowds, but there’s one place just a few hours along the coast from Cartagena that sees comparatively few foreign travellers – Tolú. 480 more words
White sand beaches, lush green forest, lavish colonial architecture, meandering rivers and parties aplenty. You better believe it… this is Colombia!
So, we had explored its ancient history in the south, sipped our way through the coffee region, explored the city streets, rumbled through the jungle and trotted around the countryside. 1,040 more words