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Children Get Rewarded for Academic Excellence

November 27, 2017 We had an eventful weekend with some of the primary school children from Punta Gorda. Marcial Gonzalez of the Bay Island Missions Foundation reached out to us about some toy donations that he wanted to… Read More

FCC One Year Update

One year ago, we announced our transition from a bar and restaurant to a cultural center. Since then we have gone through so much. At times it seemed as if this was the wrong decision but our ancestors… Read More

Thank You! Roatan Children’s Fund

Last week we received a generous donation of girl clothes from the Roatan Children’s Fund. It was beautiful, gently used and new clothes for girls in the age range from 6 to 16 years old. It was a… Read More

Man Finds out he is Garifuna During his Visit to St. Vincent

Earlier this year I met a man named Gilbert Whitfield by pure fate. Gilbert was just walking down the road looking for a cold drink so he walked into Flamingo. Me being the curious person that I am,… Read More

Visitor Orchestrates School Supply Drive for Roatan Students

We have the most awesome guests visit the center throughout the week. Even though they are on vacation, they still take the time out to bring us some goodies. In December of last year, one of our guests… Read More

Teamwork Allows Punta Gorda to Receive Solar Panels

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of hosting a fantastic group of people at Flamingo. We were so excited to be “in the know” of one of the most important projects of our beloved community, Punta Gorda…. Read More

Garinagu Celebrate 220 Years of Survival on April 12, 2017

April 12 is the annual Garifuna Settlement Day Festival in Punta Gorda, Roatan. Every year, Garifuna communities all over Honduras celebrate the arrival of Garifuna people to Honduras. A little background story…. The Garinagu (plural for Garifuna) are… Read More

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