"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."
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 →
"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
Russell Green, KINGSTON Jessy Patrice and Thierry Ballance are Martinican researchers who have studied several socio-cultural issues in the French West Indies. Having earned her PhD in Communication Studies, Jessy has studied the French Caribbean diaspora living in France, documenting their plural experiences. She has also collaborated with Thierry, who holds the same academic title,... Lire la Suite →
Martin Klôwè- Bordeaux Okera Duncan is a young Trinidadien student entrepreneur of 21 years old. Engaged into an International and Sustainable business bachelors at the University of the West Indies, Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business he has created his own company- Sapienza Educational Service- in march 2019. He described himself as a courageous... Lire la Suite →
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 →
Martin Klôwè -Bordeaux Lauryn is 22. She is a second-year civil engineer student at the UNO. This young Haitian woman is athletic and determined to achieve her goals. When she is not studying, she is playing her guitar, singing or drawing. A daily struggle : Having landed in the US after graduating from the ''Petit... Lire la Suite →
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 →