Terri-Karelle Reid, the narrative of a Jamaican media personality

"Yes, I do see myself as a feminist. I think this word has been demonised over time but really, at the core, feminism is the belief in equal rights for women. This is important to me as a woman and I have a daughter. I’ve witnessed many changes and advancements, there has been a lot of progress in the fight for equality but I still think there is a long journey ahead. Until we start to view women as equals to men, and it is reflected in the way we write our policies, laws and govern, there is a need to fight for these rights."

From a national athlete to a Math teacher, the journey of a young Dominican

Mac Naguirre Suares is a brand new Sunday math teacher. From the top of his 27 years he began as a teacher without qualification at Goodwill Secondary School. He returns with us on his journey during which he was in turn professional athlete in the national selection of the 800- 1500 M and a technician... Lire la Suite →

Elsie Harry- a conscious Guyanese committed to her country’s development through Urban and Rural Planning

"Agents of colonialism created a complex relationship of strife between the indigenous ethnic group that they met in Guyana and the other ethnic groups that were transplanted there. The Enslaved Africans were pitted against the other ethnic groups for the simple reason that they were considered a physically strong group, which threatened the existence of the Europeans in Guyana and therefore needed to be subdued." Elsie Harry

Jénine Shepherd – Innovative Entrepreneurship Committed to Outreach & Development

Russell Green, Kingston Jénine Shepherd is a young Jamaican entrepreneur and undergraduate student. She is currently pursuing a degree in Neurological Science and Economics at Amherst College, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Having been very active in academic and extracurricular activities since her high school days at Campion College, Jénine has continued to excel holistically at the tertiary... Lire la Suite →

Patwa – The Creole Language of Jamaica

Russell Green - Kingston It’s the crayons Jamaicans use to colour their lives. It’s the essence of every dancehall song. It’s the sweet sound that reminds every Jamaican living abroad of home. It’s Jamaican Creole, commonly  referred to as Patwa (Patois). Patwa came into existence more than 300 years ago, on the plantations of Britain’s... Lire la Suite →

About Us

Caraibetude.com is a student initiative. Our objective is to create a student network between the French West Indies and the rest of the Caribbean, a network spanning 200 million people from Mexico alll the way to Guyana. Given that the French West Indies tends to lack visibility in its own region, the Caribbean, our aim... Lire la Suite →

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