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Maryse Condé - 'Yvelise' et 'Leçon d'histoire'

Le chapitre «Lutte des classes» nous a montré la division entre les classes sociales. Cette semaine, «Yvelise» et «Leçon d’histoire» parlent d’une autre division – entre le monde d’enfant et le monde des adultes. 273 more words


Film: K'nawa, Une Odyssée caribéenne [K'nawa, A Caribbean Odyssey]

I just came across a short documentary–K’nawa, une odyssée caribéenne, directed by Guadeloupean filmmaker Daniel Nlandu Nganga. The film was screened earlier this year at the The Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF). 218 more words

Caribbean Culture

André Condouant (1935-2014)

Earlier this month, the music world mourned jazz musician, who died on October 8, 2014, at the age of 79. Born September 6, 1935, in Guadeloupe, the guitarist, composer and arranger started playing at a very young age before joining George Benson and Gérard Lavigny, among others. 409 more words


Blatchford: Luka Magnotta trial hears testimony from Chretien's son, Homolka's sister

MONTREAL  —  Two Canadians with nothing in common but that they have famous or infamous relatives testified Friday at the Luka Magnotta murder trial.

Hubert Chrétien, son of former prime minister Jean Chrétien, and Logan Valentini (nee Lori Homolka), sister of the convicted killer Karla Homolka, appeared via video link from courthouses near where they live respectively in Gatineau, Que., and St. 580 more words


2014 Caribbean Cup Second Round: Group By Group Recap

The second round of Caribbean Cup play brought 56 goals across 18 games, with the qualified teams for the final stage in Montego Bay, Jamaica next month confirmed. 3,501 more words

Trinidad & Tobago

How to watch the 2014 European Track Championships LIVE!

It’s a little bit confusing why the 2014 European Track Championships are being held on an outdoor concrete, floodlit, 330m velodrome in Baie-Mahault in the Caribbean (in hurricane season no less!), but Guadeloupe is a province of France, and the birthplace of former sprint world champion Grégory Baugé, so….. 211 more words

Women's Cycling

Maryse Condé - 'Lutte des classes'

Cette semaine, on continue avec ‘Le coeur à rire et à pleurer’. Le chapitre qu’on a examiné, «Lutte des classes»,  donnent plus de détail sur le portrait de la famille de Condé, ainsi que sa position sociale. 164 more words