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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…
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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…
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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…
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Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire – An Incredible Conversation

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

Brazil Amazon

China’s Greater Amazon Footprint

And in Suriname China has become a major stakeholder in the Amazon region’s infrastructure and exports. Its new domestic orientation to ‘ecological civilisation’ brings some hope of greening the trade partnership. Sarita Reed, Lulu Ning Hui/ Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 17 2022– Chinese investment in Brazil reflects “a marriage of interests”, according to Tulio Cariello, research…
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Luiz Inacio da Silva

Lula x Bolsonaro

Brazil, Brazil eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 11th 2022–Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva warned the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro that the latter’s days as head of state were “numbered.” The leftist leader said those words during a speech in Belo Horizonte, which was already a part of the Workers’ Party candidate’s campaign. Bolsonaro, your days…
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Irfaan Ali President Guyana

The Oil Curse

Stark Warning Guyana President Goes for Suriname as well Financial Times/ eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 4th 2022–The president of Guyana, the world’s fastest-growing economy, is inviting investors to back his ambitious vision to transform the small South American country into a regional health, education and transport hub with the help of burgeoning oil wealth. We’re investing tremendously…
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Unified South Amerian Currency

Lula’s advisors: unified currency for Latin America

And Suriname ? eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 3d 2022–Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and his economic team would push for a unified regional currency like the Euro to end South America’s inclination to the US dollar should he win the Oct. 2 elections over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported Monday. We…
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Dnegue Mosquito Brazil

New Health Crisis in Brazil

Peril for Suriname eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 21st 2022– Brazilian health authorities, Tuesday April 20th, announced the number of probable cases of dengue fever nationwide had nearly doubled since the beginning of the year compared to the same period in 2021. Suriname is especially vulnerable as uncontrolled and not documented or regulated Brazilian golddiggers visit the country leaving…
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Putin with Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro on the Move

China, Russia and Hungary eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, February 14th 2022– Days after visiting Suriname and Beijing, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is scheduled to arrive in Russia on Tuesday for an official visit, which has been described at a highly awkward diplomatic timing, given the stand-off in Ukraine between Moscow and the Western alliance. Perhaps the Surinamese secret…
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