Includes sites that reflect the make up of the Central American community: its people, its history, and resources and institutions that serve the people of the region
Election results go under Government.
In Belize, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Caribbean Islands there is the Garifuna culture, numbering approximately 500,000 people. The Garifuna are descendants of Kalinagu who were Guianas of South America. Nigerian slaves escaped from a slave ship that had run aground near St. Vincent in 1675. These black people were assimilated into the native culture of the Caribs and their offspring were known as "Black Caribs" or Garifuna. These people went into Honduras, and then later, because of the political climate, migrated to Belize around 1893. This is celebrated as Garifuna Day or Settlers' Day. In Guatemala there are less that 4,000 Garifuna living in Livingston, Guatemala. They are a cultural minority, being neither Latinos or Indians. There are now also Garifuna communities in the Bronx and Los Angeles. -- from Minnesota State University
Resources, organizations, and communities of the Central American gay, lesbian, and bisexual culture.
Submissions to this category should be websites containing information or communities that are resourceful for all of Central America. Sites containing more localised content should go in the proper local category.
Sites dealing with social controversies in Central America.
Politics includes, but is not limited to, candidates running for public office and their campaigns, political issues, and organizations self-identified as political parties, whether or not they have achieved such legal status.
Election results go under Government.