Suriname

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    CARIFESTA – Caribbean Festival of Arts

    The Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) is a roving multi-disciplinary art festival which has been held in various CARICOM countries since its establishment in 1972. It is  a regional forum where artists, performers and  other  persons in the  field of  culture meet and  exchange  ideas through presentations  of  music, dance, drama, exhibitions on art, sculpture, poetry and  symposia, among others.…

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    CARICOM Youth Ambassadors

    The CARICOM Youth Ambassador Programme was launched in Saint Lucia in 1993 by the Heads of Government to mark the Twentieth Anniversary of CARICOM and was formally instituted in 1994. Since its inception, the Youth Ambassador Programme has contributed to increased youth knowledge and awareness of CARICOM issues and priorities; has raised the profile of young people at the national…

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    Suriname

    Key facts Date of Membership in CARICOM: 4 Jul 1995 Also Known as:Beating Heart of the Amazon Status of Independence:Independent 1975/11/25 Area: 163,820 km2 (63,251 miles2) Capital City: Paramaribo Population: 517,052 (2008) Currency: Suriname Dollar (SRD) Highest National Award: Drager van het Groot Lint in de Ere Orde van de Palm Economy GDP Growth: 2.9% annual change (2013) GNI: 8.606…

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    MARGÉ KARTOPAWIRO

    After I finished my studies in 2007, I was offered a job in ICT and started as a Junior Content Editor. In the beginning I mostly entered and formatted content for websites in HTML and Content Management System (CMS). Over the years I gained a lot of knowledge and I am constantly improving myself to implement and coordinate several projects…

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    Jane Chatterpal

    I chose a career in ICT because of the broad range it has and the many choices in specialization. It is therefore never monotonous! One is always working on new challenges and this brings much enthusiasm in what one is doing. Since ICT is rapidly developing with the latest technologies it makes you a life time learner, which is important…

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  • Ariadne Chin

    With the love for mathematics and the urge to clean up every administrative ‘mess’ that I came across, especially in the government process, I chose for the area of Computer Science. After six years of studies and having achieved a Master’s Degree in Computer Science – Information Architecture, I re-migrated to Suriname. As a designer of software systems and as…

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    CARIFESTA XI

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    CARIFESTA VIII

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