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  1. Florida Gulf Coast Swimming and Diving Sweeps Florida Atlantic, Georgia TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... and it was the team of Kira Toussaint (Amstelveen, Netherlands/Keizer Karel College), Evita Leter (Paramaribo, Suriname/Doral Academy), Emma Svensson (Uppsala, Sweden/Celsiusskolan) and Becky Derogatis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Indian River/Cardinal ...

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  2. World Bank Group Launches First Country Partnership Strategy in Suriname in 30 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors discussed today a new Country Partnership Strategy for Suriname for 2015-2018. This is the first comprehensive strategy in 30 years.

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  3. Cops arrested following escape of six suspects in SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Jamaica Observer

    Two senior police officers, including a major, have been arrested following the escape last week of six suspects from the police station in Latour, located in the Paramaribo District. The six suspects were awaiting trials for various crimes, including robbery, when they broke out of their cells on Saturday.

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  4. OAS supports Suriname in development of national cyber security planRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Organization of American States on Tuesday concluded a two-day mission in Suriname for preparatory meetings geared towards information gathering to assist in the development of a National Cyber Security Plan. This mission consisted of an initial assessment of the current cyber security situation in the country, through the convening of stakeholders from a number of sectors, such as government, civil society, academia, and critical infrastructure operators.

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  5. A Humming Bird without honourRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Trinadad Express

    ... the energy, care and love that went into its creation. It does not deserve to languish. I recently returned from Suriname where I attended a psychology conference, and even though Suriname's fairly recent history is cause for concern, its entire ...

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  6. Maritime officials trained to deal with oil spillsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Stabroek News

    Officials from the Maritime Administration Department , the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Guyana Defence Force Coast Guard recently participated in a Sub-Regional Workshop on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation in Paramaribo, Suriname, a release from MARAD said today. The Workshop was organised by the International Maritime Organization , Maritime Authority of Suriname , Regional Activity Centre/Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Information and Training Centre and the United Nations Environment Programme .

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  7. CARICOM Competition Commission to assess regional telecoms mergerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Caribbean Community Competition Commission, as part of its monitoring of business activity in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy said it has taken note of the announced acquisition on November 6, 2014, by Cable and Wireless Communications Plc of Columbus International Inc. and has begun conducting an internal preliminary assessment of the transaction with all available public information. The Commission said it will make a further announcement at the conclusion of its internal review process on its strategy and plans for addressing the announced transaction.

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  8. Robe Is The Next Big ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Live Design Online

    The brief for designing the lighting at Next nightclub in the Ramada Paramaribo Princess Hotel in Suriname was to make it funky, fun and classy explained Michael Pereira from Streamline Systems. That is why he chose Robe and Anolis for the main elements of the lighting installation.

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  9. CARREX to be fully operational by year endRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The CARICOM Rapid Alert System for Exchange of Information on Dangerous Consumer Goods is expected to be completely operational at the national and regional levels by the end of 2014. Representatives from national standards bureaux in the Caribbean Community are being trained at a regional workshop in Suriname on matters relating to the CARREX and consumer product safety.

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  10. Suriname arrests farmer over trafficking of GuyaneseRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Stabroek News

    ... gold fields for work in shops, but eventually they end up selling a lot more than commodities. GUYANA HAS alerted Suriname about alleged cases of bonded labor by its nationals. The victims claim they had been held captive in the hinterland to do ...

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  11. Thu-dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Saudi Press Agency

    ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE/ PRINCE SATTAM BIN ABDULAZIZ CONGRATULATES CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES ON SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE 25/6/1433H Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Albanian President on Anniversary of his Country's Independence Day 05-02-1436 AH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Mauritanian President on Anniversary of his Country's Independence Day 05-02-1436 AH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Republic of Suriname on Independence Day 02-02-1436 AH

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  12. Exploring Angel Falls, Canaima Park & AngosturaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Trinadad Express

    ... a motorised, dugout canoe in Venezuela. Some of us had been in these canoes when on tour on the Surinamese River in Suriname but none of us got that adrenaline rush until we got-up-close-and- personal to the power of massive waterfalls pounding into ...

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  13. Western Hemisphere: Suriname's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Suriname on the 39th anniversary of your independence on November 25. We are working to enhance the security and prosperity of our citizens through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, stop the spread of HIV/AIDS through PEPFAR, and strengthen military-to-military cooperation.

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  14. Newmont Welcomes Surinamea s Decision to Participate in the Merian Gold ProjectRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Business Wire

    "We look forward to partnering with the government and people of Suriname in the Merian Gold Project," said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. "In addition to anchoring a new, prospective gold district in the Guiana Shield, Merian represents a profitable mine that will be a catalyst for responsible economic and social development."

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  15. Exceptional book by controversial father of wildlife safari for sale at BonhamsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Art Daily

    LevaillantA's obsession with the wildlife of the world began amid the forests of his birthplace, Paramaribo, the capital of modern-day Suriname. Photo: Bonhams.

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  16. All Smiles ... Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink during his time at Cardiff City.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Burton Mail

    ... golden era of Chelsea, when he surely would have filled a cabinet with medals. Hasselbaink was born in Paramaribo, Suriname, a former Dutch colony on the north western edge of South America which is widely thought of as part of the West Indies. The ...

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  17. UnionPay enters Suriname 'testing ground'Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | China Daily

    China UnionPay's launch of its first official prepaid debit card in Latin America in Suriname gives it experience in a different culture, said an executive at a leading cross-border business payments provider. China UnionPay International and De Surinaamsche Bank announced the launch of the first UnionPay prepaid card in Suriname and Latin America on Oct 29. De Surinaamsche plans to issue UnionPay credit cards by the second quarter of 2015, according to a press release.

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  18. Economist warns Suriname on spendthrift waysRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Stabroek News

    PARAMARIBO - The Bouterse administration should face the facts: there is no more money. Refusing to face reality and maintaining a stubborn attitude will eventually result in devaluation of the national currency with price hikes in its wake.

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  19. SOUTHCOM commander visits Guyana, SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    US Marine Gen. John Kelly, commander of US Southern Command, speaks with Suriname Minister of Defence Lamure Latour while visiting Concordia Army Base, south of Paramaribo on Thursday PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- US Marine Gen.

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  20. Scotiabank to close 35 branches in CaribbeanRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... rate." Scotiabank said it would announce its year-end and fourth-quarter results for fiscal 2014 on December 5. Suriname: 130M-euro railway system in 2016 Thursday, 06 November 2014 PARAMARIBO--Suriname will have a railway system within a ...

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