All about Suriname

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Suriname economy in deep recession, says IMF

PARAMARIBO - The economic outlook for Suriname remains challenging, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said at the conclusion of its regular 2016 Article IV consultation. For 2016, a GDP contraction of 9 percent More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Suriname foreign minister addresses Korea-Caribbean forum in Seoul

SEOUL - The foreign minister of Suriname, Niermala Badrising, who was the keynote speaker at the sixth high-level forum of the Korea-Caribbean Partnership in Seoul on October 26, held under the theme “Climate More...

fly_all_ways
By Edition On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Suriname-based Fly Allways faces uncertain future

PARAMARIBO - Start up Suriname-based airline, Fly Allways, following years of setback towards certification to fly, apparently now faces dark skies ahead. With creditors awaiting payments, poor payloads, and one More...

desi_bouterse
By Edition On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Suriname not withdrawing from IMF loan agreement, says president

PARAMARIBO - The Suriname government has refuted claims made in an article published by the Associated Press (AP) that the country may move to withdraw from a multi-million dollar loan agreement signed earlier this More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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UN Committee to review Suriname record on children’s rights

GENEVA - Children’s rights in Suriname will be reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on 21 and 22 September. Suriname is one of the 196 States that have ratified the Convention on the Rights More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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OIC secretary general to visit Guyana and Suriname

NEW YORK - The secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, will make his first official tour of the Western hemisphere’s only two OIC member states, Guyana and Suriname, More...

fly_all_ways
By Edition On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Barbados welcomes weekly Suriname flight

BRIDGETOWN - Travel between Barbados, Suriname and Guyana should now be easier, thanks to the new Fly AllWays service out of the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo, Suriname. The Fly AllWays More...

marijuana-customs
By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Number of drug smugglers intercepted at Schiphol falls by 20%

AMSTERDAM - The number of drug smugglers intercepted at Schiphol airport fell by around a fifth in 2015 after more stringent checks were introduced on known trafficking routes, NOS reports. In total 645 smugglers More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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The 7th edition of CNSJF promoted in Surinam

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) together with the CNSJF promo team visited Suriname to present the line-up for the upcoming festival to the media, travel agents and invited guests. The enthusiasm More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Top South American diplomats arrive in Suriname to meet President Bouterse

PARAMARIBO - Delcy Rodríguez, the foreign minister of Venezuela, and Ernesto Samper, the secretary general of UNASUR, arrived on Monday in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, where they will hold meetings with More...