This video is the first part of the film Wan Pipel.
From Prensa Latina news agency:
Tribute to Surinamese Filmmaker in Cuba
Paramaribo, May 14 - Surinamese filmmaker Pim de la Parra will be honored during the 4th annual Dutch Film Week, scheduled from May 17 to 25 in Havana, where he will travel on Thursday, according to reports in this capital.
This is a video about a Rusty-margined flycatcher (Myiozetetes cayanensis).
Suriname, 4 February.
The bus to Paramaribo passes Clevia. In the eighteenth century, Clevia used to be one of the plantations owned by Ms Elisabeth Samson. She was the first Black woman in Surinamese history allowed, after a long legal fight, to marry a white husband. Before that, in another long legal fight, she had been exiled from Suriname to the Netherlands "forever".
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda (Spanish for “ancient” and “bearded”) is a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the island of Redonda). The permanent population numbers approximately 81,800 (at the 2011 Census) and the capital and largest port and city is St. John’s, on Antigua. Continue reading
Only the most common medicinal uses and vernacular names of each species are mentioned.
Languages: Sr = Sranan tongo, Au = Ndyuka, Sa = Saramaccan, Jav = Javanese
Part sold: a = ashes, ar = aerial root, b = bulb, ba = bark, f = fiber, fl = flowers, fr = fruits, j = juice, lvs= leaves, r = root, re = resin, s = seeds, sp = spine, st = stem, wh = whole plant, wo = wood.
Vernacular name (language) – Family - Scientific name – Medicinal use – Part sold
abrasa (Sr) Clusiaceae – Clusia grandiflora - winti ar Continue reading
Helmin Wiels was an opponent of corruption.
An analysis will be offered of the power bases of Maroon leadership, gaanman (Paramount Chief), kabiten (village headmen), and lanti (the council of advisors). Maroon leaders are shown to occupy an intermediary position between the city state and the people of the interior. Jointly they share responsibility for a good relationship between human and the world of gods and spirits. This latter fact is often misunderstood by outside observers.
Africans, Slaves and Maroon
Suriname is situated on the northern coast of South America. Together with the Republic of Guyana, French Guyana, northern Brazil and eastern Venezuela it forms the region known as Continue reading