+ 31 06 154 38 185
a@eyesonsuriname.com

Blog

News

Stemming China’s influence

And Other Things eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27th 2022–The members of the G7 aim to raise $600 billion in five years in private and public funds to finance infrastructure in developing countries, the White House reports. The US is responsible for $200 billion, the European Union for $300 billion. The G7 initiative will be titled Partnership…
Read more

Suriname Europe

Suriname could grab a chance

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27 2022 –European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Thursday said that around US$ 940 million will be invested in the production of vaccines and medicines in Latin American and Caribbean countries. In a joint statement with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, the European leader also explained that the new partnership will…
Read more

Lula Presidential Campaign

Lula starts election campaign

Presidential Candidate eyesonsuriname Amsterdam June 22nd 2022–Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has released his government plan, which includes international cooperation, new labor legislation, and differentiated taxation on the wealthiest. The Workers’ Party leader and former head of state also pointed out that Brazil was “devastated by a process of destruction” and…
Read more

Whistleblower's Day

Wistleblowers Day Globally Celebrated

Suriname // Hakinbank eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 21st 2022–With World Whistleblowers Day just around the corner, we take a moment to recognise the crucial role that whistleblowers play in the fight for a more just world. Whistleblowers have exposed wrongdoing and fraud, uncovered the theft of public funds and helped save millions of taxpayers’ money.  The…
Read more

Latin America

Warning from Latin America

Economic stagnation, popular frustration and polarization eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 19th 2022– When they vote in a presidential run-off election this weekend [ June 18/19th 2022 ] Colombians face a difficult choice between two ill-qualified populists.  The choice between presidential candidates in Colombia has become worryingly familiar in all of Latin and South American elections.  On the left, Gustavo…
Read more

Three Blind Kings

Three Blind Kings

A Q&A with geostrategist and Pentagon guru Edward Luttwak By David Samuels Being an enfant terrible at the age of 79 is not a task that can be undertaken lightly. Most men are simple conformists from childhood on. For those with more adventuresome temperaments, a flurry of rebellion in their teens or 20s is usually…
Read more

Lewis Hamilton

Honorary Citizen of Brazil

Lewis Hamilton Anton Foek Amsterdam, June 10th 2022– Lewis Hamilton was named an honorary citizen of Brazil on Thursday. The Brazilian parliament has passed a bill to grant the British Mercedes driver this special status. The proposal to make Hamilton an honorary citizen of Brazil was submitted by Congressman André Figueiredo after last year’s Brazilian…
Read more

Lightyear 0 Solar Car

A Bright Horizon — Global Premiere of the World’s First Solar Car

The global premiere of the first production-ready solar car, a vehicle for change. We believe in a world where driving is clean and effortless. Unrestricted by plug-charging. In 2016, we began building it: a revolutionary electric car, capable of harnessing the sun’s power. Thousands of lightbulb moments brought us here, to its official premiere. A…
Read more

Technology Stocks falling

Technology companies are suddenly faced with falling valuations and investors stepping on the brakes.

This leads to redundancies in a sector that until recently could not be counted on. FD / J.Houtman J-F.van Wijnen S. van Gils  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 28th 2022–A number of tech companies that enjoyed pandemic-related surges are facing a correction, due to a number of factors, from rising inflation, economic distress, the on-going wars and…
Read more

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire – An Incredible Conversation

Paulo Freire’s, former education minister of Brazil, last public interview, given to Literacy.org in 1996.