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Silence Of The Sheep
posted (September 1, 2017)
As you can hear in the background right now - the Carnival Parade is passing by our studio right now - to launch the carnival season…

And while they are observing bacchanal, today, Bangladeshi Muslims in Belize marked the Feast of Sacrifice or Eid al-Adha, by slaughtering livestock, usually a goat, sheep or cow. They then distribute the meat to the community for free. In Belize City they do it by Red House on Vernon Street.

Today we caught up with the President of the Bangladeshi Community in Belize, Ruhul Amin before he handed out the freshly butchered meat.

Amin says his people will keep on honoring the tradition in Belize.

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