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The Afro-Caribbean Presence in Nicaragua

Date: 24 Oct 2011

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Washington D.C., United States

Venue: Andres Bello I

In recognition of the UN-declared International Year for People of African Descent and the Month of Autonomy of the Caribbean Coast in Nicaragua, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) along with the Government of Nicaragua will host an event on October 24th to shed light on the rich cultural diversity of African descendants in Central America. The event features a presentation of the acclaimed documentary, “The Black Creoles: Memories and Identities,” a film that explores the untold history and identity of African descendants from the Caribbean coast in Nicaragua.

The presentation will include an introduction from Ambassador to the United States, Francisco Campbell, with remarks from filmmakers Maria José Alvarez and Martha Clarissa Hernandez as well as IDB officials from Central America and the Caribbean.

A cultural reception will follow at the Embassy of Nicaragua.

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This event is organized and sponsored by the IDB Gender and Diversity Unit; Country Department for Central America, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic; and the Office of the Executive Directors for Central America along with the Nicaraguan Ministry of Tourism and the Embassy of Nicaragua.

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