Suriname: When the Water Came - Pulitzer
Pulitzer Center on Crisis ReportingSuriname: When the Water CamePulitzer Center on Crisis ReportingFrans Weewee's father, Adinsa, was the lead “talking drum” player in the village of Wasibakoe, Suriname, and in the early 1960s he made a big decision for the town: It would build its first school. For its Saamaka residents, descendants of escaped ...
Posted on 5 July 2017 | 3:17 pm
Suriname looks to replicate Guyana offshore
Suriname looks to replicate Guyana offshore oil boom - Argus MediaArgus MediaKingston, 5 July (Argus) — Suriname is hoping the oil boom off neighboring Guyana can be replicated in its territorial waters. State-owned Staatsolie concluded ...and more »
Posted on 5 July 2017 | 2:29 pm
Suriname to get $40m IDB support for fiscal
Suriname to get $40m IDB support for fiscal reformPublic Finance InternationalThe Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan will support Suriname's efforts towards budget balance and fiscal sustainability by strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Finance to collect taxes efficiently. It will also help improve the budget ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 2:46 am
Suriname walks away from IMF
Suriname walks away from IMF conditionalitiesBretton Woods ObserverSummary. The government of Suriname has cancelled its loan programme with the IMF, claiming its conditionalities were too much to bear for its citizens. In May, the government of Suriname announced in parliament that it had cancelled its two-year Stand ...
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 7:07 am
Exxon, Hess and Statoil awarded
Splash 247Exxon, Hess and Statoil awarded joint-production contract for block offshore SurinameSplash 247US companies ExxonMobil and Hess, plus Norway's Statoil, have been awarded a production-sharing contract (PSC) to work an oilfield offshore Suriname. Staatsolie, Suriname's oil agency, granted the consortium the contract for developing Block 59.
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 5:33 pm
Jamaican teen arrested in attempt to join
The 16-year-old was stopped in Suriname after authorities suspected he was trying to get to the middle east to join the militants
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:29 pm
Jamaica teen detained at Suriname airport on
A Jamaican teenager has been detained in the South American country of Suriname on suspicion of being a would-be militant hoping to join Islamic extremists.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 4:12 pm
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Jamaica teen detained at Suriname airport on suspicion of intending to join Islamic State
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 4:08 pm
Suriname apologizes to Guyana over embassy
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Suriname has formally apologized to neighboring Guyana for an incident in which the country's ambassador was reportedly roughed up by two police officers.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 12:15 pm
Heritage University professors are catalysts
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:01:23 GMT By Rafael Guerrero Yakima Herald-Republic MASON TRINCA/Yakima Herald-Republic Sarah Augustine and Dan Peplow stand on their 200-acre ranch on the Yakama reservation near White Swan on Tuesday. The couple have been working for the past decade to improve living conditions for an indigenous tribe in Suriname. What started for Sarah Augustine and Dan Peplow as a global ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:10 am
South Dakota National Guard members visit
RAPID CITY - South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname to share with officials ways in which military personnel can help during disaster relief efforts. Three guardsmen met with members of Suriname's ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:28 am
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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm
Traders want market to go ahead despite
Haitian traders and union leaders have threatened to block the bi-national market this Friday to demand that Dominican transporters allow two containers or trucks laden with merchandise that they bought in Panama and Suriname to cross into Haiti.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 pm
Cayman cricketers head to England
The tournament, staged in Essex from Sept. 7-14, is comprised of seven other teams from around the world in two groups, with Guernsey the top seed in Group A along with Fiji, Botswana and Suriname. Cayman is the top seed in Group B along with Norway ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:09 pm
Gov’t cracking down on ‘rampant’ gold
After government took up office in May it found evidence of rampant gold smuggling particularly to Brazil, Suriname and the United States and has made tackling it a priority, Raphael Trotman, Minister of Governance with responsibility for natural resources ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:31 am
Former rebel leader seeks Suriname
An influential parliamentarian in Suriname who was a former rebel leader and led the "Jungle Commando" insurgency has announced that he wants to run for president during the 2015 elections in the South American nation.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 8:45 am
Dutch suspend aid to Suriname to protest
The Dutch government is suspending part of its aid to Suriname to protest an amnesty granted to the country's president and others accused of involvement in political slayings, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.
Posted on 13 April 2012 | 12:02 pm
Suriname pardoned prez: Amnesty 'new
Suriname's president defended a new amnesty law that will end his murder trial, saying Thursday it will let his South American country resolve lingering bitterness over its military dictatorship and civil war.
Posted on 5 April 2012 | 3:16 pm
Suriname lawmakers adopt amnesty for
Lawmakers approved amnesty legislation Wednesday that pardons Suriname's president for crimes committed under his earlier military dictatorship, rejecting pleas that his murder trial be allowed to run its course.
Posted on 4 April 2012 | 7:58 am
Dutch recall Suriname ambassador after
The Dutch prime minister denounced Suriname's decision to grant amnesty to President Desi Bouterse for crimes committed under his earlier military dictatorship as "totally unacceptable" and recalled the country's ambassador from its former
Posted on 3 April 2012 | 8:16 am