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  1. Getting fresh Guyana produce to region needs much work - agribusiness specialistRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Stabroek News

    ... well in farming innovations. Speaking to Stabroek News at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) in Paramaribo, Suriname, Reid said that Guyana's challenges in terms of the value chain and getting fresh produce circulating in the region continues ...

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  2. FAO official says praedial larceny should be taken as seriously as climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Praedial larceny should be taken as seriously as climate change, as the theft of agricultural produce can have a deleterious impact on the regional economy and the health of its citizens. Reuben Robertson, Food and Agriculture Organisation technical advisor to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean Sates told reporters at Caribbean Week of Agriculture that annual losses as a result of praedial larceny range from US$2.3 million in St Vincent and the Grenadines to US$300 million in Belize.

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  3. Hotter Caribbean Poses Challenges for Livestock FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Inter Press Service

    ... for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)'s Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), being held in Paramaribo, Suriname, Oct. 6-12. The annual event hosted by the CTA focused on promoting policies and practices that will help farmers to adapt to ...

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  4. Praedial larceny hitting small farmers hardRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Stabroek News

    Praedial larceny is responsible for up to US$390 million in agriculture losses annually across the Caribbean region, Technical Advisor to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States on behalf of the Food and Agriculture Organisation's sub-regional office, Reuben Stewart says. Speaking on strengthening production and productivity support for the region at the opening of Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname on Monday, Stewart emphasised that the income of the OECS countries in relation to the gross domestic contributions of agriculture was not as great as the losses.

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  5. Agriculture officially added to Kellier's portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in the new role, Kellier is representing the Government of Jamaica at Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname this week.

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  6. Caribbean Week of Agriculture focuses on family farmingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kenton X. Chance PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture , the premier meeting of agriculture stakeholders within the Caribbean Community , opened in Paramaribo, Suriname, on Monday with a focus on family farming. The five-day meeting, which is being held under the theme "Transforming Caribbean Agriculture Through Family Farming", will focus on three main streams of work: value chain development, climate change/climate smart agriculture, policy and strategy for agricultural revitalisation, and food and nutrition security.

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  7. Suriname to host CDF board meeting this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- When the 24th regular board of directors meeting of the CARICOM Development Fund takes place in Suriname this week, directors will focus their attention on the country assistance programmes , the biennium work programme and the consideration of the CDF Strategic Plan 2015-20 . The update on the CAPS will include the status of implementation as at the end of September 2014 and a summary of upcoming disbursements; while the biennium work programme discussions will centre on the third quarter implementation.

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  8. Suriname and Netherlands to restore high level tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA -- After years of absence of a Surinamese ambassador in the Netherlands, and a Dutch ambassador in Suriname, Paramaribo and the Hague will soon restore diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level. Suriname avoided for many years appointing an ambassador to the Netherlands and at the same time delayed approving the appointment of a Dutch ambassador to the former Dutch colony.

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  9. Suriname to host Caribbean regional psychology conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations will hold its upcoming Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology in Paramaribo, Suriname, from November 11-14, 2014, hosted by the Surinaamse Vereniging van Psychologen en Orthopedagogen . The theme of CRCP 2014 is "Caribbean Psychology: Unmasking the Past and Claiming our Future".

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  10. Caribbean Week of Agriculture preparations well advanced in SurinameRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event. Suriname, on 15 August, launched the 13th edition of the CWA with the introduction of the event's logo as well as the logo for Suriname's Agro Food Event 2014 , an exhibition and trade fair that is being held for the first time, and which will coincide with the CWA.

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  11. Rain forest tourism awaits on north coast of South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Miami Herald

    Max Johnson is founder of the Great Canadian Travel Company , which specializes in unusual trips. He recently developed a trip offered year-round to Suriname and French Guiana, on the north coast of South America.

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  12. Suriname and US military build bonds through training exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... Suriname security forces personnel work with their US counterparts assigned to the 20th Special Forces Group during a water navigation ...

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  13. From the Archive: Suriname's Jewish settlement and non-settlementRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Preparing food at an American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee house for European Jewish refugees in Paramaribo, Suriname, circa 1943. This week, Israel's Holocaust remembrance authority posthumously recognized William Arnold Egger as a Righteous among the Nations for hiding 12 Jews in the cellar of his Netherlands home in 1942.

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  14. September amateur radio special eventsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | MT Shortwave Central

    ... may vary. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. Website: blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst [rsgbiota.org] September 20-25 Suriname-Isao, JH1ROJ, will be active as PZ5AA from Suriname. He will operate on all bands and modes from PZ5RA's rental shack in ...

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  15. Chikungunya in Suriname seen higher than official figuresRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Stabroek News

    ... and that the best strategy right now would be damage control. Codrington fears that if this is the best we can do Suriname might be facing a catastrophe if the Ebola virus, which is wreaking havoc in Africa, finds its way to Suriname. BOG figures ...

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  16. China to help Suriname with investment zonesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Stabroek News

    PARAMARIBO -Suriname recently signed an agreement with China for investment in industry zones. Minister Don Tosendjojo of Trade and Industry says the project aims at creating special zones where large industries can settle.

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  17. Graystone August Gold Production Results and Corporate UpdateRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Business Wire

    LIMA, Peru & PARAMARIBO, Suriname & Las Vegas-- --The Graystone Company announced today that the Company's mining operations generated approximately 865.9 grams of gold during the month of August 2014. That is the second best month in Company's history.

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  18. Columbus Gold Drills 4.48 g/t Gold over 38.6 Meters at Montagne d'Or Gold DepositRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... in polypropylene bags for air transport to the Cayenne and trucking to Filab Amsud laboratory in Paramaribo, Suriname, an ISO 9001 and ISO / IEC 17025 accredited laboratory. The remaining half core is stored in core racks on site at Citron camp for ...

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  19. Columbus Gold Drills 3.15 g/t Gold Over 33.5 Meters at Montagne d'Or Gold DepositRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... in polypropylene bags for air transport to the Cayenne and trucking to Filab Amsud laboratory in Paramaribo, Suriname, an ISO 9001 and ISO / IEC 17025 accredited laboratory. The remaining half core is stored in core racks on site at Citron camp for ...

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  20. Judge GillianRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... Cedros, had succumbed to a heart attack, an autopsy found yesterday. Muntslag's defence seeks info from US courts Suriname man held in T&T wanted on drug charges T&T lawyers concerned about Bouterse guilty plea Lawyers representing Surinamese Edward ...

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