Month: December 2022


Suriname is near

Far away, yet Suriname is near

antonjiesamfoek© Washington DC / Amsterdam, December 29, 2022— He was born nearly 64 years ago in Dangogo on the Saramacca River. Of course reading and writing didn’t end up there in the woods then. But what would it be? Who wants to learn to read and write when you already have everything you could want…
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The bicycle is killing the planet slowly but surely

The bicycle is killing the planet slowly but surely

Amsterdam, 28 december 2022– A banker friend  made the economists think this when he told me and said: Cycling is a disaster to the country’s economy. – He/she doesn’t buy cars and doesn’t borrow money to buy.  – He/she doesn’t pay insurance policies.  – He/she doesn’t buy fuel, doesn’t pay to have the car serviced,…
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The Road Not Taken…by Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken” is one of the most inspiring poems of American literature. It may take you down a path of regret or pride based on your unique journey. It reflects the long-lasting impact of the choices people make in life. As it says: ‘I doubted if I should ever come back.’ Choose carefully…
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Luli Fama | Resort 2021 | Full Show

Luli Fama Fashion Show | Resort 2021 | Full Show

Luli Fama | Resort 2021 | Full Fashion Show in High Definition. (Widescreen – Exclusive Video/1080p – PARAISO Miami Beach) #Miamiswim Carlos José Alvarez – Mira Como Baila David Tobin – Dance With Destiny Miguel Moreno – Road To Havana

Joseph Bologne

The Untold Story of Joseph Bologne, the Prodigy known as “Black Mozart”

Chevalier de Saint-Georges, born Joseph Bologne, was widely considered to be one of the most accomplished men in Europe during his lifetime, with a laundry list of talents, ranging from genius violinist to Europe’s greatest swordsman. He is known as the “Black Mozart” – but to be honest, if you learn enough about him, you…
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Women Protest Modern Slavery

Shame and no Excuses

UN: 50 million in still slavery antonjiesamfoek / eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 2 december 2022– About 50 million people live in modern slavery worldwide, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message marking International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on Dec. 2. The condition is to be found in almost every country. It also crosses ethnic, cultural,…
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