Tag: Geo-Politics


Colombia’s Aspiration for BRICS Membership:

A Transformative Journey eyesonsuriname 1. The BRICS Connection: A Strategic Shift Colombia’s pursuit of BRICS membership marks a significant strategic shift in its foreign policy. Traditionally aligned with Western powers, Colombia’s overtures toward the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) signal a desire for diversification and a departure from historical dependencies. Brazil’s support…
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Guyana’s Path to Recovery After the Esequibo Annexation

Navigating Economic Waters:

Guyana’s Path to Recovery After the Esequibo Annexation eyesonsuriname 1. The Challenge: Venezuela’s Bold Move The recent annexation of the oil-rich Esequibo region by Venezuela has sent shockwaves through Guyana. This contested territory, comprising two-thirds of Guyana’s landmass, holds immense potential for economic growth. However, with Caracas eyeing offshore oil riches, Guyana faces an uphill…
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Brazil – France Investments 

Bio-economy First eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 28 march 2024 — Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Emmanuel Macron launched Tuesday in Belém a € 1 billion investment bioeconomy program for the Brazilian Legal Amazon as well as for the part of the Amazon within French Guiana to raise funds through public and private investments over the next…
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Venezuela annexes part of Guyana

Venezuela annexes oil-rich parts of Guyana

Centuries Old Territorial Dispute Flames Up  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 22 March 2024 — Venezuela’s National Assembly Thursday passed a law creating a new region in the oil-rich Essequibo territory under Guyanese control since the late 1800s on which Caracas claims sovereignty. The Venezuelan Parliament unanimously approved the creation of the state of Guayana Esequiba, which is…
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Iso 20022 vs Swift

Navigating the New Banking Landscape: A Golden Era Dawns

eyesonsuriname The world of banking is on the cusp of a transformation. As the SWIFT Standard takes a back seat and new norms emerge, financial institutions are poised for a paradigm shift. Let’s delve into the changes that await us, guided by the glimmer of gold-backed currencies. 1. ISO 20022: The Global Standard Unleashed The…
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President Irfaan Ali and the Trilateral Agreement

Trilateral Agreement Bolsters Suriname’s Position in the Oil & Gas Arena

eyesonsuriname Suriname, nestled on the northeastern coast of South America, recently found itself in the spotlight after signing a trilateral agreement with neighboring Guyana and regional giant Brazil. This pact focuses on cooperation in the oil and gas sector, aiming to unlock mutual benefits for all parties involved. But for Suriname, this agreement holds particular…
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Guyana Stands Strong

Safeguarding a Nation Committed to Peace eyesonsuriname Guyana, a beacon of peace and stability in the heart of South America, recently reaffirmed its dedication to regional cooperation under the leadership of President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali at the CELAC summit. However, with ongoing border disputes with Venezuela, questions arise about how Guyana can safeguard its…
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BRICS Nations Forge a New Path: Blockchain, BRICS Currencies, and the Decline of the Dollar

BRICS Nations Forge a New Path:

Blockchain, BRICS Currencies, and the Decline of the Dollar eyesonsuriname The world is witnessing a seismic shift in the global financial landscape. Russia’s recent proposal for a Blockchain-based, BRICS-exclusive payment system has the potential to reshape international trade and challenge the long-standing dominance of the US dollar. This move by the BRICS countries – Brazil,…
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Een baken van hoop voor Argentinië

De economische hervormingen van Javier Milei

Een baken van hoop voor Argentinië eyesonsuriname Een nieuw tijdperk van economische groei De afgelopen jaren heeft Argentinië te kampen gehad met talloze economische uitdagingen. Maar met de opkomst van econoom Javier Milei en zijn baanbrekende hervormingen ervaart het land een nieuw gevoel van hoop en optimisme. Milei’s onorthodoxe benadering van de economie heeft geleid…
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Why Doesn’t Indonesia Speak Dutch?

A short documentary on why after over 300 years of dutch rule, contrary to other former colonies, Indonesia neither has significant leftovers of dutch culture nor is the dutch language spoken anywhere. We explain Indonesia’s History breifly. Lots of people in India speak English, Lots of people in Algeria speak french, Yet Indonesia is a…
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