Tag: Suriname


Surinamese President Chandrikapersad Santokhi to visit China

The state-owned Suriname Communications Service (CDS) announced recently that President Chandrikapersad Santokhi will be visiting China soon, which will mark his first visit to the Asian superpower.

American Caribbean Maritime Foundation invites applications from Caribbean nations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Denzil Douglas announced the scholarships offered by the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation through the CARICOM Secretariat. 

593 kgs of cocaine seized from commercial plane’s cockpit in Suriname

Authorities in Antigua and Barbuda were alerted on Wednesday when maintenance staff found irregularities with a commercial airplane headed to the Netherlands. Surinamese Police proceeded with an inspection of said plane, which revealed that 17 boxes had been hidden in a compartment under the cockpit.

PM Keith Rowley urges private sector to avail opportunities in Guyana and Suriname

Prime Minister Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago has been very vocal recently about the fact that the private sector in the has failed to avail agribusiness opportunities in Guyana and Suriname.

Mother accused of prostituting daughter in Suriname

A 38-year-old mother was apprehended for human trafficking and matchmaking after she was allegedly forced her 15-year-old daughter into prostitution in Suriname.

Gang members arrested for assaulting ranked GDF soldier

Two men were arrested for assaulting a GDF rank soldier in Suriname and transported to the capital crimes unit for arraignment.

Dominica faces hard day against Suriname in Road to Gold Cup

Dominica lost to Suriname by 11-0 in the Concacaf W Road to Gold Cup, League B of Group A, at the Dr Ir. Franklin Essed Stadion in Paramaribo, Suriname.

Dominica loses to Guyana in Road to W Gold Cup Home Match

Dominican women team missed an opportunity against Guyana in CONCACAF Road to W Gold Cup 2023.

Suriname celebrates its 48th Independence Day

Celebrate the vibrant spirit and rich culture of Suriname on its 48th Independence Day.

Dominica to host its home match in Suriname against Guyana on Nov 29

The Commonwealth of Dominica will be hosting its home match of CONCACAF’s Road to W Gold Cup in Suriname against Guyana on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

Human trafficking case in Suriname

The authorities of Suriname have taken the initiative of launching a Blue Alert at both national and international levels about the disappearance of a group of Pakistani nationals who arrived in the country some time ago.

Environmentalists raise concerns regarding Mennonite settlement in Suriname

Environmental organisations in Suriname stand firmly against deforestation, likely to be cause by Mennonite settlers.