UN week of slavery victims
UN: With a comprehensive cultural program, the United Nations will
remember this week the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave
The tribute has the slogan "Expressing Our Freedom through Culture"
in order to reflect the efforts of slaves to safeguard their cultural
The celebrations will include an exhibition of Afro-Caribbean food
and music, the screening of the documentary "Slaves Routes: Resistance,
Abolition and Creative Progress" and an exhibition called "400 Years of
Struggle for Freedom and Culture".
The main activity is scheduled for Thursday with a solemn ceremony
dedicated especially to Haiti. In the different activities
representatives from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the African
Union to the United Nations will participate.
United Nations, Prensa Latina