Suriname: YWCA's Warmth and the outro

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July 17th 2007
Published: August 8th 2007
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The music sounded traditional and festive. Although we were one block away, pedaling in Paramaribo's streets, we could hear the brass, the keyboard and the drums. Like ants to sugar, we were drawn. A few feet off the road was a plain white building from which the music emanated. Dismounting, we inched inwards quite unprepared for what we would see. Inside was ablaze with colourslike the rainbow ha... Read Full Entry

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The First Lady Her Excellency Mevr. Liesbeth VenetiaanThe First Lady Her Excellency Mevr. Liesbeth Venetiaan
The First Lady Her Excellency Mevr. Liesbeth Venetiaan

President of the YWCA Mrs. Elsa Winter and Shanna
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Mrs. Elsa Winter

President of YWCA Housewives club

17th July 2007

Secret messages
Hi Shanna I did know all dem secret messages you know. Hear dis one..its de most important one one head-wraps send to me "when we gon take a drink gal". Don laugh. Trust me. Its true
18th July 2007

hey guys..sorry for the absence..home in Dominica for a few days so I understand the being drawn to the music I see some of my madras goin on there...Met a few students from Suriname and they have such a diverse culture it is wonderful. Keep enjoyin and sharing with us...Be safe.
20th August 2007

Wow! Wow! Wow!
Thanks for the video footage, guys. The party was really swinging! It's heartening to see that age group so vibrant in Suriname! Wow! Wow! Wow! Shanna, like you could barely cope :-))

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