Dating customs in honduras
Different ethnic groups live in specific environments.
The Anglo-African-Caribbean "Bay Islanders" live on the Bay Islands off the north coast.
In 1797, the Garífuna were forcibly exiled by the British to Roatán in the Bay Islands.
The Spanish colonial authorities welcomed the Garífuna, and most of them moved to the mainland.
The Garífuna are a people of African descent with some native American ancestry.
They originated on the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent during colonial times from escaped slaves who settled among a group of Arawak-speaking Carib Indians and adopted their native American language.
It completely fills a small, deep valley in the headwaters of the Choluteca River, in the central highlands. The major ethnic group include the Chortí, a native people with a population of about five thousand in the department of Copán.
The Jicaque are a native people who live in the department of Yoro and the community of Montaña de la Flor (municipality of Orica) in the department of Francisco Morazán.The name of the country means "depths." It was so named by Christopher Columbus on his fourth voyage because of the deep waters at the mouth of the Tinto o Negro River off the Mosquito Coast.Regional traditions exist in the south (Choluteca and Valle) and the north coast as well as among the minority ethnic groups.The Pech and Jicaque people live in some of the more remote areas in the central highlands.The Chortí and Lenca peoples live in the rugged western highlands.