Curacao Cemetery: Santana Kolebra Berde 04/07/16

This cemetery was originally "...a profane field where vagrants, prostitutes, stillborn children and [people from] other nations [were] buried." In April 1942, fifteen Chinese seamen were killed in demonstrations and were buried in a mass grave here. It was cleaned up and consecrated in 2003, and was secured with cement in 2009. It is now a National Monument, and is normally locked. Photographed in July 2016. Copyright (c) 2019 J.A. Maass.
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