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  1. More trouble at Surinam AirwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Suriname's minister of transportation, Andy Rusland, told the media last week that his government is contemplating breaking ...

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  2. CDEMA targets vulnerable communities to strengthen national resilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency , in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies , is seeking to strengthen and sustain national resilience through prioritized targeting of the most vulnerable communities. In efforts to promote and enhance resilience at the national level, it is vitally important to accurately measure the level of exposure faced by communities in light of disasters.

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  3. Suriname considering approach to IMFRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Stabroek News

    In light of the sharp fall in commodity prices, Suriname is contemplating financial support from the International Monetary Fund , according to a statement from the IMF. "The Surinamese authorities have approached the Fund to discuss the possibility of IMF financial support for their economic reform program in response to the sharp fall in international commodity prices.

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  4. Suriname seeking financial support from IMFRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA -- The Suriname government has approached the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss the possibility of financial support for its economic ...

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  5. IMF Statement on SurinameRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | International Monetary Fund

    ... Caribbean Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank-we stand ready to help Suriname meet the economic challenges it is currently facing. "At the request of the authorities, an IMF team will visit Paramaribo in the ...

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  6. Historians: pupils should be taught about Scotland's role in the slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Sunday Herald

    ... He, along with researcher Ineke Mok, produced an account of life of a young slave Quaco, in the Dutch colony of Suriname in South America (once known as Dutch Guiana) in the 1770s. Quaco, whose name gives the book its title, came from either Ghana ...

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  7. Telling a slave's story in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Sunday Herald

    ... He, along with researcher Ineke Mok, produced an account of life of a young slave Quaco, in the Dutch colony of Suriname in South America (once known as Dutch Guiana) in the 1770s. Quaco, whose name gives the book its title, came from either Ghana ...

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  8. Suriname airline seeking scheduled services hereRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority in a notice in yesterday's Sunday Stabroek said the applicant is seeking to fly from Paramaribo to Georgetown to Barbados on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. A licence is being sought for two years and the airline's address was given as Parastraat 2-10, Zorg en Hoop Airfield, Paramaribo.

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  9. The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana publishes the first complete genome sequence of the Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Science, Industry and Business

    Having confirmed the first cases of infection in Suriname then in French Guiana, the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana has sequenced the complete genome of the Zika virus, which is responsible for an unprecedented epidemic currently sweeping through the tropical regions of the Americas. Published in The Lancet medical journal, the analysis of this sequence shows almost complete homology with the strains responsible for the epidemic that occurred in the Pacific in 2013 and 2014.

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  10. The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana publishes the first complete genome sequence of the Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Having confirmed the first cases of infection in Suriname then in French Guiana, the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana has sequenced the complete genome of the Zika virus, which is responsible for an unprecedented epidemic currently sweeping through the tropical regions of the Americas. Published in The Lancet medical journal, the analysis of this sequence shows almost complete homology with the strains responsible for the epidemic that occurred in the Pacific in 2013 and 2014.

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  11. Puerto Rico reports first case of zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... disease has been confirmed in countries including Brazil, Panama, Venezuela, El Salvador, Mexico, Suriname, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Guatemala and Paraguay, according to public health officials. Brazilian authorities in November linked zika ...

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  12. Surinam Airways CEO and board sacked by presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Facing major financial constraints, and mounting pressure from the public to address corruption and money-losing public ...

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  13. Suriname estimated to have thousands of Zika virus casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    John Codrington, the head of the Academisch Ziekenhuis Paramaribo lab who first confirmed that the Zika virus had surfaced in Suriname, estimates that there are now thousands of infected people locally. Codrington bases his estimate on the hundreds of testing applications the lab has received.

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  14. Surinam Airways to be privatisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- During the budget debate in the National Assembly of Suriname a few weeks ago, it was revealed that state-owned Surinam ...

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  15. Suriname bank signs agreement to assist move to Shari'ah compliant operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    CEO of the Islamic Development Corporation of the Private Sector , Khaled Al Aboodi , and the CEO of the Trust Bank, Maureen Badjoeri PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Trust Bank in Suriname has signed an advisory services agreement with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector , the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group , in order to process and support its conversion to full Shari'ah compliant operations. The agreement is designed to develop an advisory process in order to efficiently and effectively deliver full conversion: including to identify challenges and address impediments to this mutual collaboration.

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  16. Commentary: Islamic finance can spur Guyana private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... religious organisations, and active membership will lead to extremism and the Islamization of Guyana. Neighbouring Suriname has been a member of the Islamic Bank since 1997. But for now, Guyanese farmers, small businesses and entrepreneurs will also ...

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  17. A Zika virus case in the NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    We report a confirmed case of Zika virus infection in a 60-year-old and otherwise healthy female patient, who had returned from Suriname on 29 Nov 2015, following a 3-week holiday. She had visited Paramaribo, Carolina Kreek, Klaaskreek and the Commewijne province.

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  18. Islamic finance can drive Suriname's private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... (L), and the CEO of the Trust Bank, Maureen Badjoeri By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Suriname which is seeking to be the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leader in Islamic finance, took a major step in making this ...

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  19. SD National Guard, Suriname Military Reinforce PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Senior leaders from the South Dakota National Guard visited the Republic of Suriname recently to reinforce a security partnership established in 2006. The Guard and the Suriname military enjoy a cooperation relationship under the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program The two have shared experiences and best practices in a variety of military training and topics.

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  20. Suriname high court says president's murder trial to resumeRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, Suriname President Desire Delano Bouterse observes a military parade, after being sworn in for his second term, in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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