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Message from the deepest of my soul and heart to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country:

Message from the deepest of my soul and heart

to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country Anton JieSamFoek / eyesonsuriname Message from the deepest of my soul and heart to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country: Being part of the problem is no solution for Suriname. Being part of a productive and creative solution is.Oftewel: Maak geen…
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Adriano Pedrosa 60th Venice Biennale curator: Foreigners Everywhere

The enigmatic Mr. Pedrosa antonfoek.com Amsterdam, April 21, 2024– The 60th Venice Art Biennale will take place until November 20 and, as usual, the organization has announced the curator more than a year and a half before the start and the theme of the upcoming biennale a year before the start.And also according to tradition, this…
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Why Doesn’t Indonesia Speak Dutch?

A short documentary on why after over 300 years of dutch rule, contrary to other former colonies, Indonesia neither has significant leftovers of dutch culture nor is the dutch language spoken anywhere. We explain Indonesia’s History breifly. Lots of people in India speak English, Lots of people in Algeria speak french, Yet Indonesia is a…
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VLT Carioca

From Rio to Paramaribo

A VLT Inspiration for Revitalizing the Heart of Suriname Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo, is a vibrant city steeped in history and cultural charm. Yet, like many urban centers, it faces challenges in revitalizing its downtown and port areas. Could Rio de Janeiro’s VLT Carioca, a light rail system credited with breathing new life into its historic…
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The Extraordinary Ways Rhythm Shapes Our Lives

The Extraordinary Ways Rhythm Shapes Our Lives

Rhythm plays an important role in how we perceive — and connect with — the world. By: Nina Kraus My husband reads to me every night in bed before we go to sleep. With our special bear, Oatmeal, tucked in between us and listening too, this is a wonderful way to end the day and is…
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The CUBA they don’t want you to see

The CUBA they don’t want you to see

Unknown to many and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, there is a beautiful and exotic nation called CUBA. Let’s discover the secrets of the capital: LA HABANA or HAVANA City. This is a new walking tour of the city narrated in 4K by Wanna Walk. What do you think of when you hear the name…
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New Year 2023 London

Parties and celebrations across the world ring in 2024

Thanks for joining us on our whistle-stop tour of new year celebrations around the world. We’ve covered the major displays from Auckland in New Zealand, and the 12-minute extravaganza’s in Sydney and Hong Kong. Hundreds of thousands of people in Paris converged on the Champs Elysees for an Olympic-themed party ahead of the 2024 Games…
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A New Understanding of Human History and the Roots of Inequality

A New Understanding of Human History and the Roots of Inequality

David Wengrow | TED What if the commonly accepted narratives about the foundation of civilization are all wrong? Drawing on groundbreaking research, archaeologist David Wengrow challenges traditional thinking about the social evolution of humanity — from the invention of agriculture to the formation of cities and class systems — and explains how rethinking history can…
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On December 8th,1982 in Paramaribo, Suriname at the Fort Zeelandia,15 of my fellow country men were killed by the military for their belief in a better, more just and honest society.  

1982 in Paramaribo, Suriname at the Fort Zeelandia,15 of my fellow country men were killed

On December 8th,1982 in Paramaribo, Suriname at the Fort Zeelandia,15 of my fellow country men were killed by the military for their belief in a better, more just and honest society.   In remembrance of their premature and unnecessary death and the death of a much beloved country I dedicate this Adagio for Strings music…
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Samba do Brasil

Samba do Brasil

eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, nov 30th 2023– Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF)  issued a ruling opening the door to criminalizing journalistic work, according to sources in Brasilia. As per the new rationale, the media can be held legally responsible for the publication of interviews with people who falsely attribute crimes to third parties and such a doctrine is to…
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