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  1. Rockfestival with Saints of RebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    Unkie's Open Air RockFest based in Paramaribo Suriname is an unique concept in the Caribbean. The festival includes both local upcoming as well as established bands.

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  2. CNH Tracker-Yields on sovereign dim sum bonds surpass onshore peersRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Reuters

    ... told Reuters. * China's central bank signed a 1 billion yuan ($160.5 million) currency swap with the Republic of Suriname, the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday. More stories about the CNH market Daily onshore yuan reports Daily China money ...

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  3. Hampstead 'witch doctor' who cheated A 1.5m from wealthy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Mirror.co.uk

    A 'witchdoctor' who defrauded the sick and and elderly out of A 1.5million has been ordered to pay back just A 133,000 or face a minimum of three extra years behind bars if she fails to pay. However Juliette D'Souza, 60, could end up paying slightly more as police are still working out the value of a riverside home she is said to own in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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  4. China, Suriname sign currency swap dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | People's Daily Online

    China's central bank has signed a one billion yuan currency swap deal with the Republic of Suriname, the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday. The three-year deal aims to boost bilateral trade and investment and strengthen financial cooperation between the two central banks, said a statement on the PBOC website.

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  5. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury Business...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 24-7 Press Release

    BURBANK, CA, March 18, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Joan Marques, PhD., assistant dean of Woodbury University's School of Business, has been awarded the rank of "Commandeur" in the order of the Yellow Star by the President of the Republic of Suriname, her native country. One of the highest honors the South American nation can bestow on its citizens, the Yellow Star was presented in Miami on February 21 by Rita Schavet, the Consul General of Suriname.

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  6. Suriname takes part in Caribbean law moot competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- On March 13, 2015, the FHR Lim A Po School of Law in Paramaribo participated in the seventh annual Caribbean Court of Justice International Law Moot Competition in Trinidad and Tobago. Suriname finished third, bringing prestige to the FHR Lim A Po School of Law of Suriname, and now among the top three in the Caribbean.

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  7. Caribbean Community Climate-Smarting Fisheries, But SlowlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Inter Press Service

    ... its Climate Smart Agriculture project at the 13th celebration of Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname in November 2014, the CTA began development of several initiatives. The programmes, they said would help the region to "tackle the ...

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  8. The 27 most visited destinations in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | USA Today

    ... nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The two islands saw 243,932 visitors in 2013. 18. Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. The nation saw ...

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  9. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury Business School Asst Dean Joan MarquesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 16, 2015 - BURBANK, Calif. - Joan Marques, PhD., assistant dean of Woodbury University in the order of the Yellow Star by the President of the Republic of Suriname, her native country.

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  10. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | PRWeb

    Joan Marques, PhD., assistant dean of Woodbury University 's School of Business, has been awarded the rank of "Commandeur" in the order of the Yellow Star by the President of the Republic of Suriname, her native country. One of the highest honors the South American nation can bestow on its citizens, the Yellow Star was presented in Miami on February 21 by Rita Schavet, the Consul General of Suriname.

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  11. Suriname leader's son gets 16yrs of US prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Daily Star

    Former Surinamese dictator Desi Bouterse , head of the country's opposition National Democratic Party , poses with his son Dino at Radio 10 in Paramaribo, May 22, 2010. Photo: Reuters The son of Suriname's president was sentenced on Tuesday to 16-1/4 years in prison, after pleading guilty last August to US charges that he tried to offer a home base to the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah.

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  12. Suriname leader's son sentenced to over 16 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Deseret News

    In this Aug. 26, 2003 file photo, Dino Bouterse, son of Suriname President Desi Bouterse, arrives to a court hearing in Paramaribo, Suriname. Dino Bouterse received leniency Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from a judge who ordered him to serve over 16 years in prison, about half of the 30-to-life term the U.S. government sought after he admitted that he offered a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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  13. Suriname president's son gets 16 years in U.S. prison for Hezbollah aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Party (NDP), poses with his son Dino at Radio 10 in Paramaribo, May 22, 2010. (Ranu Abhelakh/Reuters) The son of Suriname's president was sentenced on Tuesday to 16-1/4 years in prison, after pleading guilty last August to U.S. charges that he tried ...

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  14. Suriname leader's son gets 16 years US prison for Hezbollah aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The son of Suriname's president was sentenced on Tuesday to 16-1/4 years in prison, after pleading guilty last August to U.S. charges that he tried to offer a home base to the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah. Former Surinamese dictator Desi Bouterse , head of the country's opposition National Democratic Party , poses with his son Dino at Radio 10 in Paramaribo, May 22, 2010.

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  15. "Subh Holi"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | CNN

    Colorful hues of magenta, yellow and blue powder flew through the air in Paramaribo, Suriname, during Friday's celebration of Holi. - Jareen , CNN iReport producer People of all ethnic backgrounds, young and old anticipate this yearly fest of colors.

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  16. Suriname tribes present gov't with forest conservation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Star-Telegram.com

    Members of indigenous tribes in Suriname presented lawmakers with an ambitious proposal Thursday urging them to conserve roughly half of the sparsely populated country with a sprawling rainforest hinterland. On the north shoulder of South America, Suriname has some of the world's largest near-pristine tracts of tropical forest and hosts a remarkable range of plants, birds, mammals, insects, fish and amphibians.

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  17. Report Published: "Suriname - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics"Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | PR-inside.com

    The smallest nation on the South American continent, with just over 500,000 inhabitants, Suriname is also the only Dutch-speaking nation in South America, and it has closer affinities with the Caribbean than with its continental neighbours. In the wake of various socio/political problems, the country's medium-term economic growth has slowed since 2011, when GDP grew at 5.3%.

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  18. Alleged Dutch gangster killed execution style in SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Ivan Cairo Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Police in Suriname have launched a massive manhunt after a 37-year-old alleged gangster was gunned down execution style early ...

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  19. Pierre Beauperthuy shot dead in suspected robbery attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Herald

    ... is called on to make the register of bus, taxi and tour-bus permits public... Read more... Conservation drones for Suriname forestry service Monday, 02 March 2015 PARAMARIBO--The forestry service LBB since last week Thursday has two drones at its ...

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  20. Simpson Bay: Parliament must investigate land dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Herald

    ... is called on to make the register of bus, taxi and tour-bus permits public... Read more... Conservation drones for Suriname forestry service Monday, 02 March 2015 PARAMARIBO--The forestry service LBB since last week Thursday has two drones at its ...

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