Category: Travel

Garifuna Celebrate Landing Day in Belize

After a storm shipwrecked a slave ship headed for America, the West Africans aboard sought refuge on a the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. There they created their own unique culture only to be banished by the British. Decades later their unique culture is under threat of being watered down as young garifuna turn to hiphop and dancehall, modern clothes, and junk food. We visited communities leaders and activists during the annual Landing Day festival.

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

Each year, thousands of tourists hurtle down an active volcano on glorified wooden boards. The Cerro Negro (Black Hill) Volcano in Nicaragua has become a mecca for extreme sport junkies over the past decade and curious crowds continue to head there for their adrenaline fix. I went with CCTV America to see what the fuss is about

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