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Connecting: Understanding/Accepting Each Other

Surviving in a healthy Suriname eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, January 20, 2022– That we cannot just and simply understand and understand each other well will not really surprise anyone who thinks about it a bit. This is not only the case in politics and our political system, but also on the football pitch, in the field of culture or…
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Olinda Bonturi mother of-Brazilian-President Jair Bolsonaro dies

Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, the Mother of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dies at 94

São Paulo, 21 January 202– Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, the mother of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, has died early Friday in the city of São Paulo after being hospitalized last Monday. She was 94. With regret [I announce] the passing of my dear mother. May God welcome you in his infinite goodness. At this moment I…
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Zaouli Shuffle Dance

Zaouli Shuffle Dance

Zaouli or the Zaouli mask dance is a traditional dance in the center of Côte d’Ivoire in the Sassandra-Marahoué district, the region of the Guro-speaking people. The dance is based on a very fast movement of the legs, while the upper part of the body appears immobile or moves only slowly horizontally. The masks used…
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Summit of the Americas Flag

Summit of the Americas

Suriname present ? Amsterdam, January 22nd 2022– The Government of the United States in Washington DC has chosen the City of Los Angeles in the State of California to host the next Summit of the Americas the week of June 6 this year after the event was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.…
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Rebecca Gomperts

Rebecca Gomperts, a Surinamese Dutch physician, fights for the human right of abortion for women

Initiative Women on Waves Rebecca Gomperts, (*Paramaribo 29 juli 1966)  is a Surinamese Dutch physician who was named among the 100 most influential people in the world.   She studied medicine and visual arts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  After graduating Gomperts became an abortion doctor and sailed with the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, as its doctor…
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Harold Bekkering brain

Exemplary education system of prof. Bekkering

Current system does not work by: educationalcommunity the netherlands Amsterdam, January 4, 2022– Many educationalists seem to be jealous and squint at Harold Bekkering: “That’s because as a neuroscientist I work in the educational domain. Moreover, I am against a system determined by cognitive development alone. It is about meaningful learning, where we teach children to…
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Suriname proud of Multiculturalism

Suriname is Proud of Multiculturalism in the Country

Only a swampy coast with a wild hinterland left Spaniards and Portuguese in South America to the Dutch. The smallest country on the continent is still clearly marked by its traces. “Surreyham” was the name Baron Willoughby of Parham called the middle country of the South American Guyanas, for him it was the Garden of…
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Suriname: Digital Artwork by John Holfinger

Suriname is a piece of digital artwork by John Holfinger which was uploaded on February 15th, 2015.

Gouvernementshuis Paramaribo

View of Paramaribo

Government House and Square in Paramaribo. On the left the Waterkant with the corner house on the corner of the square. The stately homes date from after 1821, when this street burned down completely due to a fire that started in a warehouse behind the corner house. On the waterfront lies the so-called government staircase,…
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Paramaribo Colonial Houses

Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Paramaribo is a former Dutch colonial town from the 17th and 18th centuries planted on the northern coast of tropical South America. The original and highly characteristic street plan of the historic centre remains intact. Its buildings illustrate the gradual fusion of Dutch architectural influence with traditional local techniques and materials. Paramaribo is a former…
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