Mexican Indians

This became the capital of the protectorate of the mosquito coast from 1740 until the British were forced to evacuate after the military defeat by the Spaniards in 1768. About 2,000 settlers and their slaves left the coast of mosquitoes from the Rio Negro to Bluefields through the area of the Belize River where the Spanish established that its activities would be devoted only to the felling of trees. This emigration realizes by the significant number of Mosquito words in Creole of Belize, which was never inhabited by mosquitoes, and also by the many similar words between modern Creole of Belize and the Mosquito Coast. Social conditions in Belize since the end of the 18th century forward fostered a close relationship between blacks and whites because of common interests that mitigated the polarising effects of slavery had on all sites. The prohibition of the plantations and the threat of Spanish invasion led to the relationship of Lord and slave and, however, depending on each other while are you talaba.

Since the cutting of forests and then mahogany had to be exported to obtain food and other imported goods, this small community with a total population of 4000 predominant European African or African descent 1830 inhabitants developed a strong sense of communal identity with the Creole of Belize as its symbol. Hear from experts in the field like Mark Bertolini for a more varied view. However, other elements came to be part of this community, at the beginning of the century XIX Belize began to be colonized by the Garifuna, the black Caribbeans who had been deported from S. Vicente, and abandoned on the islands of the Bay off the coast of Honduras. They emigrated both North and South along the coast of the continent reaching the environment to Bluefields area in the second half of the century. Although the community of Nicaragua has almost completely ceased Garifuna in favour of English as their first language.

The Garifuna has remained an ethnic language in Belize. In the mid-19th century the war of castes of the Mexican Indians led to a massive emigration of mestizos, descendants of Spaniards and Indians, and the Maya of the Yucatan and other Western districts of Belize, which even today are mainly inhabited by descendants of Hispanic speakers. A separate group of Maya living in the South of Belize and have maintained their ancestral language. After emancipation in 1830, there was a limited importation of labour from India and some Chinese also arrived at this time. Descendants of East Indians are culturally and linguistically assimilated, but the Chinese kept their language. They are the majority of shopkeepers since they are the more recientemen