December 31 is the time of the year where people all over Suriname gathered in the center of the city to celebrate Owru Yari (old year) or literally the blasting away of evil spirits by lighting up a really long string of fireworks called the […]
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is located in the southern part of the Caribbean. It is composed of 32 beautiful islands including Bequia, Mustique, Tobago Cays, Young Island, Union Island, Palm Island, Petit St. Vincent, Canouan and Mayreau.
Also known as Ingi Dei, is a national holiday celebrated every August 9 to acknowledge the indigenous people living in Suriname. The indigenous tribes include the Arawaks and Caribs, considered to be the largest group, followed by the Akurio, Trió, Warrau and Wayana.
LA SOUFRIÈRE FAST FACTS: Pronounced as [soo-fryer] La Soufrière is an active volcano known as the highest peak at 1234 m (4049 ft) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The earliest recorded eruption was in March 26, 1718 and the last one was in April […]
Suriname is located at the northeast part of South America. It was colonized by the Netherlands in the 17th century and became independent in 1975. It is a multicultural country with strong African and Asian influences. The inhabitants of Suriname include the indigenous people (Amer-Indians), […]