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Friday, 19 February 2016 00:00

Monday February 15 marked a historic milestone in the rich and colorful history of Culture Capital, Dangriga.

‘A Walk Through Dangriga’, a pictorial history of Dangriga past and present was launched at the BTL Princess Royal Park. This is the third such publication in the ‘Walk Through’ series; two previous publications were ‘A Walk Through Belize City’ and ‘A Walk Through San Ignacio’. It is hoped that this publication will be utilized by students and tour guides in Dangriga and the wider Belizean community and diaspora.

The 46 page publication is packed full of pictures and the history of Dangriga. This would be an ideal book for any household as well as a great addition to your coffee table.

A Walk Through Dangriga was authored by Dangriga’s very own, His Lordship, Mayor Francis Humphreys, one of Belize’s preeminent historians and Co-Authored by up and coming historian and another one of Dangriga’s very own, Miss Ifasina Efunyemi.

The launching date of this book, February 15th, is noteworthy because in 1895, February 15th, Dangriga was officially named a town. So the launching marked Dangriga’s Birthday.

On hand for the launching were Hon. Frank Papa Mena, Area Representative for Dangriga, Hope Creek and Sarawee; Hon Elodio Aragon Jr., Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture; Members of the Clergy; Representatives from the National Institute of Culture and History; Representatives from the Institute of Social and Cultural Research, teachers, staff and students of schools in Dangriga; Officers of the Police Department and the Belize Defence Force; representatives from civil society and other invited guests.

The publication, “A Walk Through Dangriga’, will be available for sale at book stores throughout Dangriga and from the Dangriga Town Council at only BZE $20.00. This is a must have book. Get This your copy today.