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Black in the interwar years

In the days of the broken cubes of Picasso

And in the days of the broken songs

of the young men

A little too drunk to sing… 807 more words


ICT in Education: Connect the Schools, Explore the World, Develop Suriname

Presentation by Pieter van der Hijden MSc, on behalf of ECOIS, Suriname Centre of Expertise in Education & ICTs; ICT Summit Paramaribo; Connect, Explore, Develop; 5-6 June 2014; Update 15 July 2014. 2,514 more words

Learning & ICT

(Chips) Ahoy!

Since the last post was a bit of a bummer I decided that the next post should be something less melancholy and reflect the other side of my experience here in Suriname. 1,692 more words


Organic tea farm "Pikin Sranan", Lelydorp, Suriname

My first visit and interview for my blog brought me to the organic farm (“biofarm” in Dutch) and beautiful gardens of Mr. Dennis Tauwnaar and his organisation “Pikin Sranan” (which means “Little Suriname” in Sranan Tongo, besides Dutch probably the most spoken language in Suriname). 1,020 more words


The beginning of the Eco-Travel Rally 2014: French Guiana to Suriname (Cayenne - Paramaribo)

Time flies! I’m already well beyond two weeks of my travels and I still haven’t written a single word… my apologies for that!! Honestly, I have been caught up by meeting a looooot of interesting people working in the environmental field in Suriname. 1,333 more words

'Flight MH17 disaster should bring peace, not war'

This video from the Netherlands is called Netherlands: MH17 bodies arrive in Hilversum for identification process.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands today, about people mourning the… 248 more words

Peace And War

SURINAME: Dagong debuts in LatAm with its Suriname ratings

Second sovereign assessment helps lift credit agency’s worldwide profile

Dagong Global Credit Rating Co Ltd has made its debut in Latin America’s sovereign credit rating market, underscoring the growing need for risk ratings following a rush of Chinese investors in recent years. 64 more words