Yvette Modestin is an award-winning writer, poet and activist who focuses on shedding light on the Afro descendent experience in Latin America.  She joined us to talk about her work on a forthcoming film about Maroons in Panama and the role Panama plays in anti-colonial struggles.


  1. I am VERY proud of Ms. Modestin’s efforts and I am looking forward to seeing this documentary.

    My family is from Colón as well.

    Paz y Bendiciones!

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