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Suriname Airways
By Edition On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Surinam Airways eyes Boeing for imminent fleet renewal

PARAMARIBO - Surinam Airways (SLM) must renew its fleet by November when the lease of the current three Boeing 737-300s expires and, from recent statements by the CEO of SLM Robbi Lachmisingh, the state owned company More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Proposed Suriname defamation law setback for freedom of expression in the Caribbean

PARAMARIBO - In an effort to curb criticism on the government, and especially the president, the Suriname government has submitted a draft bill to parliament in which insulting the president on social media is punishable More...

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By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Suriname police arrest country’s first terrorism suspects

PARAMARIBO - Authorities in Suriname are tight-lipped on the country’s first ever arrests of persons believed to be involved in terrorist activities. Since Sunday, five people who are said to be Muslims have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Gold for karate fighters

WILLEMSTAD - Idar Wederfoort, Christopher Martis and Luigi Martina have won gold medals at a karate tournament in Suriname. The matches were held in Paramaribo from July 13 to 15, seven countries participated. Wederfoort More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Suriname to improve fiscal sustainability with IDB support

PARAMARIBO - Suriname will receive a US$40 million investment loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to increase tax revenue and improve public spending and investment in order to reduce its budget More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Prosecutor wants Suriname President locked away for 20 years for killing political opponents

PARAMARIBO - Suriname’s military prosecutor Roy Elgin is proposing a tough prison sentence for President Desi Bouterse for his alleged role in the killing of 15 of his political opponents back in December 1982. Elgin More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Fly Allways inaugurates flights between Paramaribo and Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Fly Allways inaugurated its flights to and from Suriname and Curaçao. At the arrival of the first flight, the Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina welcomed the executives of the airline. More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Travel agents and journalists from Curaçao to Suriname

WILLEMSTAD, PARAMARIBO - In order to promote tourist flow from the Caribbean and, in particular, Curaçao, to Suriname and make the South American country more accessible, Fly Allways begins on Sunday with a scheduled More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Fly Allways to start flights between Paramaribo and Curacao

PARAMARIBO, WILLEMSTAD - Fly Allways will be launching twice weekly scheduled flights between Paramaribo and Curacao. Beginning on June 25, 2017, Fly Allways will fly to Curacao on Wednesdays and Sundays. The flight More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Second day of demonstrations in Suriname

PARAMARIBO - For the second day in a row, several thousand disgruntled citizens marched in the streets of Suriname’s capital Paramaribo on Friday, calling on the Bouterse administration to reverse the recent fuel More...