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  1. Ex-prime ministers write letter of concern to RutteRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... the correct application of rules and regulations, including the Constitutions in question and the Kingdom Charter. Suriname: 130M-euro railway system in 2016 Thursday, 06 November 2014 PARAMARIBO--Suriname will have a railway system within a ...

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  2. International search team formed to find missing pilotRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... members and displaying a photograph of the missing pilot states. The poster has been spread via social media. Suriname: 130M-euro railway system in 2016 Thursday, 06 November 2014 PARAMARIBO--Suriname will have a railway system within a ...

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  3. Suriname to build modern tram networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- President Bouterse's grand promise to the people of Suriname to build a modern tram from Paramaribo to the Johan Pengel ...

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  4. Hazzan Abraham Lopes CardozoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Jewish Press

    ... and the living conditions provided were appropriate for a single young man. Hazzan Cardozo arrived in Paramaribo, Suriname on September 9, 1939. As it turned out, this appointment saved his life - the rest of his family that had remained in Holland ...

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  5. Upper Suriname River communities develop three-dimensional participatory mapRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    A three-dimensional map of the upper Suriname River has been developed through participatory mapping by local communities of the Saramaccan ethic group in Suriname. Children, women, men and elders worked together during 10 days to build the map that represents their territory in 34 aspects relevant for their orientation, livelihoods and culture.

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  6. Students put focus on worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    International Education Week is coming up this month, and two foreign exchange students at Bedford High School hope to get their classmates to observe it and learn some things about other countries in the process. The teens, from Egypt and Suriname, want the school's 13 foreign students to write down questions about lesser-known aspects of their homelands for distribution in the school.

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  7. Outrage as mother posts twisted video of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    An upsetting video which shows a mother laughing as her toddler abuses a kitten and viciously pulls it by the tail has sparked outrage on social media. The woman from Paramaribo, Suriname, South America, appears to be encouraging her daughter to torture the ginger kitten as she pulls it by the ears and slams it to the floor.

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  8. CWA 2014 adds glamour to agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    Family farming was the theme of this year's Caribbean Week of Agriculture, held in Paramaribo, Suriname, October 6-12, and the emphasis on enthusing Caribbean youth about farming was evident in a number of the week's activities. Caribbean families have traditionally dreamed of their children wearing white coats and a stethoscope or suit and tie when choosing a career.

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  9. Female volleyball team grounded but male team winsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Guyana's female volleyball team was grounded by Suriname but the local males defeated their French counterparts in straight sets when action in the second leg of the Inter Guiana Games served off here in Paramaribo, Suriname last night. In front of a packed Ismay van Wilgen Sporthal, Guyana's male outfit blocked and spiked their way to a convincing 25-19, 25-13, 25-15 victory thanks to the all round play of libero, Kumar Budhram and kills from outside hitters Yoganand Dhoray and Anthony Veerapan.

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  10. 'We want sports to develop consistently'Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Following an encore performance by the army's brass band before the start of the XX Inter Guiana Games here in Paramaribo, Suriname yesterday, the country's Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Ismanto Adna trumpeted the importance of the Games and assured its continuity. During his speech at the Andre Kamperveen Stadium before the three delegations, Adna also encouraged the athletes competing in the second leg of the annual event to represent their respective countries "in the best way possible" while adhering to the rules and regulations.

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  11. Guyana teams arrive in Suriname for Inter Guiana GamesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Guyana's contingent of officials and athletes were greeted with smiles and handshakes upon arrival here yesterday in Paramaribo, Suriname for the second leg of the XX Inter Guiana Games after a tiring 12-hour overland journey. Despite the warm welcome at the Stardust Hotel, the cream of the nation's under-19 badminton, chess and volleyball players along with cyclists and racquet wielders invaded these shores focused on upstaging their Surinamese and French Guianese counterparts when the rivalry starts today.

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  12. New Ebola travel bans by Suriname and Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Suriname and the Dominican Republic became the latest countries in the region that will no longer allow entry to foreign ...

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  13. FGCU Swimming Triumphs Against Incarnate WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... for a time of 1:41.88 were Kira Toussaint (Amstelveen, Netherlands/Keizer Karel College), Evita Leter (Paramaribo, Suriname/Doral Academy), Emma Svensson (Uppsala, Sweden/Celsiusskolan) and Rebecca Derogatis (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./ Cardinal Gibbons ...

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  14. Caribbean women recommit to advocating for diversityRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Advocates for lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues in the Caribbean have been encouraged to commit to enhance their advocacy at the second Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference. Staged in Paramaribo, Suriname, the CWSDC is organised by United and Strong with the support of Women'S Way and the pan-Caribbean network CariFLAGS.

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  15. Caribbean common fisheries policy for authorised for implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Council for Trade and Economic Development , comprised of ministers responsible for agriculture from across the Caribbean Community , has confirmed the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy as a final policy document for the Community. The Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy is aimed at fostering greater harmonisation across the Caribbean in the sustainable management and development of the region's fisheries and aquaculture resources, with special emphasis on promoting the most efficient use of shared resources while aiming to improve food security and reduce poverty in the region.

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  16. Guyana interested in Islamic Development Bank membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh meets with the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- After more than a decade of contemplating joining the Islamic Development Bank , Guyana seems set to join, especially after seeing that the transportation, education and health sectors of its neighbour Suriname have been benefiting from Islamic Bank funding as a result of the country's membership. Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh met the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington to discuss Guyana's interest in joining the institution and the required process.

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  17. Suriname launches state of the art hospital with Islamic bank supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- On Monday, Suriname's President Desi Bouterse and the CEO of the Islamic Development Bank , Mohammed Ahmed Ali Al Madani, officially launched the construction of the Academic Medical Hospital of Suriname , which will provide the highest quality care, top medical training and a scientific research centre for the region. Attached to the Anton De Kom University of Suriname, the US$86 million hospital will be a modern and ascetically beautiful facility, with two emergency rooms, dining areas and a landing area for helicopters, and is scheduled to open in 2020.

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  18. Agricultural cooperation between Caribbean & Pacific regions advances ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    Inter-regional cooperation for agricultural and rural development has moved a step closer with the announcement that the Pacific region is planning to hold a regional week of agriculture in 2015. The event has been inspired by the Caribbean Week of Agriculture , whose 13th edition just concluded in Paramaribo, Suriname, according to the minister of agriculture for Vanuatu, attending CWA at the invitation of CTA and the government of Suriname.

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  19. High-Tech, High Yields: Caribbean Farmers Reap Benefits of ICTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    ... Thompson spoke to IPS at the recently concluded Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), held Oct. 6-12 in Paramaribo, Suriname. A great deal of attention was given to "scaling up" the integration of technology into day-to-day farming practices at CWA ...

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  20. FAO Caribbean head highlights importance of policy in revitalizing regional agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The critical role of policy development and implementation in the process of revitalizing agriculture sectors in the region was highlighted in a workshop on governance and public policy held last week at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2014 in Paramaribo, Suriname. In a comprehensive presentation to workshop delegates, Dr Deep Ford, subregional coordinator for the Caribbean for the Food and Agricultural Organization , led the dialogue calling for differentiated public policy, improved governance and increased public and private sector investment synergies.

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