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  1. Government of Canada supports disaster management in SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Communities across Suriname are vulnerable to heavy rainfall and strong winds, which can cause damage to homes and businesses. This carries a heavy human toll and impedes sustainable economic growth.

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  2. Black History Month honors African American Scientists and EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Examiner.com

    ... He was very close to his cousin, the artist Edgar Degas. Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born in 1852 in Paramaribo Suriname to a wealthy Dutch father who was an engineer and a Black Surinese mother. The family moved to Philadelphia, then Massachusetts. At ...

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  3. Surinamese moves to block US extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Khan, SC, Jagdeo Singh and Central Authority head Netram Kowlessar. Muntslag, whose family runs a restaurant in Suriname's capital, Paramaribo, was arrested while shopping at Trincity Mall shortly after arriving in Trinidad in August 2013. He ...

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  4. Commentary: Copa Airlines and the Guyana, Suriname aviation marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Connecting the Guyanas globally With few airlines only servicing the Guyanas, Copa Airlines of Panama, the only global carrier that flies to Guyana, is looking to connect the Guyanas with the world via its Panama City hub. Moreover, the carrier is interested in the Suriname market and it's only a matter of time before it adds Paramaribo to its list of destinations in the Americas.

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  5. Gumbs: Screening of ministers under Wescot-Williams' watchRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | The Daily Herald

    ... Service in St. Maarten. "I am not cognizant of any activities of the Dutch Secret Service in St. Maarten," he said. Suriname drug bust four men arrested Sunday, 18 January 2015 PARAMARIBO--Police made a sizeable haul of cocaine at an industrial area ...

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  6. Parliament starts budget handling this ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Daily Herald

    ... streamed via www.sxmparliament.org, but that site is under construction and is unavailable until further notice. Suriname drug bust four men arrested Sunday, 18 January 2015 PARAMARIBO--Police made a sizeable haul of cocaine at an industrial area in ...

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  7. World Bank launches first country partnership strategy in Suriname in 30 yearsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    The World Bank Group's board of executive directors has discussed a new country partnership strategy for Suriname for 2015-2018. This is the first comprehensive strategy in 30 years.

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  8. Indian foreign minister to visit Suriname and GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Sushma Swaraj, the foreign minister of India, will cement the elusive relationship between her country and Guyana and Suriname ...

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  9. Guyana, Suriname to meet urgently over minibus problemsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Stabroek News

    Guyana and Suriname are to meet urgently to resolve problems that minibus operators here are experiencing on their journeys to Paramaribo. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett spoke yesterday with her Surinamese counterpart Winston Lackin and they agreed "that the resolution of the matter is urgent and that a Meeting between the two sides must be convened soonest.

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  10. Guyanese bus operators need licence for Paramaribo runRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Stabroek News

    Guyanese bus drivers transporting persons across the border to Paramaribo must now first apply for the necessary licence, according to Suriname's Ministry of Transport, Communications and Tourism . This announcement was made following a protest recently by Surinamese bus drivers, who are accusing the Guyanese of taking away their business.

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  11. FGCU_WSwim, Picks Up 10 Wins, Cruises Past NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    ... it a one-two finish when the team of Sandra Wilk (Lexington, Ky./Paul Laurence Dunbar HS), Evita Leter (Paramaribo, Suriname/Doral Academy), Svensson (Uppsala, Sweden/Celsiusskolan) and Becky Derogatis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Indian River/Cardinal ...

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  12. Drug bust in Guyana uncovers US$800 million in cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of the container. The drugs were concealed in a flat rack on board the vessel, which arrived in Guyana from Suriname with 11 crew members. The ship left the Netherlands via Paramaribo, Suriname, then proceeded to Guyana to load bauxite and was ... 2 comments

  13. The Bible App Reveals Its Most Popular Verses Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Switched

    ... in Israel, according to YouVersion founder Bobby Gruenewald. After that came South Sudan, then the Republic of Suriname in South America, Iraq and Macedonia. "What's interesting to me is that several of those countries are definitely not majority ...

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

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  15. World Bank Group Launches First Country Partnership Strategy in Suriname in 30 yearsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  16. Cops arrested following escape of six suspects in SurinameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  17. OAS supports Suriname in development of national cyber security planRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  18. A Humming Bird without honourRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  19. Maritime officials trained to deal with oil spillsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  20. CARICOM Competition Commission to assess regional telecoms mergerRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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