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  1. Africa: China, South Africa Sign Currency Swap DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... for the People's Bank of China (PBOC). The PBOC also signed swap agreements with Armenia and the Republic of Suriname in March. To promote international use of the yuan, China has signed currency swap agreements with more than 20 countries and ...

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  2. Suriname mobile telephony market has a penetration rate of 165% as of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | PR-inside.com

    2015-04-24 06:06:02 - Suriname - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Market Insights and Statistics - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com The smallest nation on the South American continent, with just over 500,000 inhabitants, ...

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  3. Fort Lauderdale plane crash victims identified as family of 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Local10.com

    The victims who were killed when a plane crashed into a nature preserve Sunday in Fort Lauderdale were identified Thursday as a family of four from South America. Fort Lauderdale police identified the victims as John Van Ommeren, 51, his wife, Monique Van Ommeren, 49, and their two daughters, Sacha Van Ommeren, 16, and Sharissa Van Ommeren, 13. They lived in Paramaribo, Suriname, on the northeastern coast of South America.

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  4. Suriname airline offered 'lucrative concessions' to make Guyana one of its hubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... this year. By Caribbean News Now Contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Dilip Sarjoe, owner of Fly All Ways Airline of Suriname, a sister company of Suriname's Blue Wing Airlines that has been blacklisted by the European Union, was promised lucrative ...

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  5. AvondvierdaagseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | CNN

    Ingrid Moesan is a professional photographer in Paramaribo, Suriname, and shot these photos on April 10 and 11, 2015. Her friend, Cindy Miranda, wrote the text.

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  6. 'He's no terrorist' - Family says teen was heading to...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Gleaner

    It seems as if a scheme to run off to England went horribly wrong for a 15-year-old Jamaican boy who was denied entry to Suriname on suspicion that he was headed to Turkey to join the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . That is, if his granduncle is to be believed.

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  7. Suriname apologises for arrest attempt at Guyanese embassyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Suriname's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Lackin has apologised to his Guyanese counterpart Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, for an attempt by police to arrest a staff member on the premises of the Guyana Embassy in Suriname's capital, Paramaribo, earlier this month. Lackin also sought to assure the government of Guyana that a probe will be conducted into the incident involving two Surinamese policemen that led to the assault of Keith George, Guyana's Ambassador to Suriname.

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  8. Suriname apologises over assault of Guyana envoyRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Stabroek News

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has received a formal apology from Suriname over the assaulting of Guyana's ambassador to Paramaribo, Keith George on April 1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that the Honourable Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has received a formal apology from her Surinamese counterpart, His Excellency Winston G. Lackin, regarding the incident that took place at the Guyana Embassy in Paramaribo on April 1, 2015.

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  9. Company to export fresh water from SurinameRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Stabroek News

    ... for projects to improve the potable water supply. De Ruiter explains Barbados is interested in fresh water from Suriname and the first export of 20,000 cubic meters is scheduled for late 2015. A cubic meter of water sells for three to eight US ...

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  10. Guyana's ambassador to Suriname assaulted by police in Paramaribo - ministryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Stabroek News

    Guyana's Ambassador to Suriname, Keith George, was on Wednesday assaulted by Surinamese police on the premises of the Guyana embassy in Paramaribo following a traffic incident outside of the compound, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Guyana has expressed deep concern over the violation of the Vienna Convention in this matter.

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

    Sunday Mar 29 | 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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  12. CNH Tracker-Yields on sovereign dim sum bonds surpass onshore peersRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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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  13. Hampstead 'witch doctor' who cheated A 1.5m from wealthy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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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  14. China, Suriname sign currency swap dealRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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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  15. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury Business...Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Suriname takes part in Caribbean law moot competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Caribbean Community Climate-Smarting Fisheries, But SlowlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  18. The 27 most visited destinations in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  19. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury Business School Asst Dean Joan MarquesRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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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  20. Suriname Confers One of Nation's Highest Honors on Woodbury...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 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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