SURINAME NATIONAL ANTHEM
September 6, 2020
Rise country men, rise
The soil of Suriname is calling you.
Where ever our ancestors came from
We should take care of our country.
We are not afraid to fight
God is our leader
Our whole life until our death,
We will fight for Suriname.
JAMAICANS LIVING IN UKRAINE WHEN RUSSIA INVADED IN FEBRUARY, SHARE THEIR ACCOUNTS (2022)
On February 25, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Many students from African and Caribbean nations were trapped in Ukraine, due to the suddenness of the invasion. Here, some Jamaicans share their accounts.
CHERRY NATURAL (JAMAICA) SPOKEN WORD
Cherry Natural considers herself as a feminist dub poet or activist, and her sources of inspiration include the late Jamaican poet Louise Bennett. Louise Bennett is well-known as the first Caribbean poet who used Creole or patois consistently and to great effect in her ballads, and who relentlessly stood up for the people's language as opposed to standard English which was then considered as the only passport to social elevation.