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Suriname Delegation Visits Martinique

 Above: Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy with the delegation from Suriname (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy hosted a visit from a delegation from Suriname on Tuesday. The visit was the ... [ Read More ]

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Caribbean Cookbook: A Rum Baba Recipe From Suriname

 Above: Jethro Wirht’s rum baba (Photos by Victuals Photography) THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes from Jethro Wirht, who is representing Suriname at the upcoming Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition in Miami. Jethro has offered his recipe for Rum Baba to Caribbean ... [ Read More ]

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Suriname Officially Joins Caribbean Development Bank

 Above: Suriname takes its seat at the CDB Board of Directors meeting By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname has officially taken its seat as a full member of the Caribbean Development Bank. The South American country joined the CDB as ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a pair of loans totaling $40 million to boost the electricity sector in Suriname. The loans, which were approved under the IDB’s Flexible Financing Facility, both have ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Dino Bouterse By the Caribbean Journal staff Dino Bouterse, the 40-year-old son of current Suriname President Desi Bouterse, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Panama, according to Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the CARIFESTA opening ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff The 11th edition of the CARIFESTA regional cultural festival is officially underway in Suriname. It is the first time the Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture has been held since ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: CARIFESTA in 2009 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s CARIFESTA will see the participation of 30 countries, according to Ivan Graanoogst, chairman of the host country committee. Officials in Suriname say 24 countries have already confirmed their attendance ... [ Read More ]

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 SURINAME is a bit off the radar for travelers to the Caribbean, but that may not be the case for long. The country is one of just three CARICOM countries that are not islands, along with Belize and Guyana. And ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff More and more Caribbean countries are looking to deepen their ties with regional neighbours in both Central and South America. In the latest such step, Guyana and Suriname have joined ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: CARIFESTA in 2006 By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname has six weeks until its hosts the long-awaited return of the CARIFESTA regional arts festival. Last week, Suriname officially signed its host country agreement for the festival, which sets out ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Suriname’s National Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname will be receiving a pair of $50 million loans from the Inter-American Development Bank and the China Co-financing Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean. The funding is part of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will lead the Caribbean in economic growth in 2013, according to a forecast in the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report released Tuesday. That matches a projection by the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Albina, Suriname, on the border with French Guiana By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname will be receiving a $40 million loan to improve the country’s Meerzorg-Albina integration corridor, following approval by the Inter-American Development Bank. The road connects Suriname’s ... [ Read More ]

IOM MINUSTAH Rehabilitation Project

 Above: construction work on Wharf Jeremy in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s economy is projected to grow 6 percent in 2012, followed by 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2013, according to the Economic Survey ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza and Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and Suriname Foreign Minister Winston Lackin met with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza in ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Suriname Ambassador to the OAS Niermela Hindori-Badrisingh (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname and the Organization of American States signed an agreement Tuesday for the donation of a firearms marking machine to the country. Suriname is ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Paramaribo (Photo: IDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ratings firm Moody’s has upgraded the foreign currency rating of the government of Suriname to Ba3 and raised the country’s economic outlook from stable to “positive.” The change came from several ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Berbice River bridge in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana and Suriname have stepped up anti-smuggling operations on the border between the two countries. The customs departments of both countries have instituted a new procedure requiring boat ... [ Read More ]