Tag Archives: Creole

A Creole language thriving

It’s become fairly common to hear about languages dying, but this is an exception. Papiamentu, a Creole language spoken on a handful of islands off the coast of Venezuela, is showing signs of official acceptance. Spoken by around 250,000 people on the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba, the language is used by the media(…)


Florida hospital embraces multiculturalism

A hospital in Florida is embracing multiculturalism in health care by developing culturally diverse patient services. The Orlando Health Institute in Florida has developed a “cultural tool-kit” for staff to help them deliver appropriate care to patients of different cultural backgrounds. Florida’s population is increasingly diverse, with the third largest number of non-English speaking residents,(…)