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Dragon Propaganda

China’s buys influence in Western Press

Part II louisalim/guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 28th 2022– At the same time, Beijing is also seeking to shift the global centre of gravity eastwards, propagating the idea of a new world order with a resurgent China at its centre. Of course, influence campaigns are nothing new; the US and the UK, among others, have aggressively courted…
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China's Answer

China’s answer to G7 investments

Reporting News Part I Louisa Lim/Guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27th 2022– For western journalists, demoralised by endless budget cuts, China Global Television Network presents an enticing prospect, offering competitive salaries to work in state-of-the-art purpose-built studios in Chiswick, west London. CGTN – as the international arm of China Central Television (CCTV) was rebranded in 2016 – is…
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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…
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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…
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Suriname Pantano

Publishing the image of Suriname not enough

Much more needs to be done ves/eyesonsuriname commentary Paramaribo/ Amsterdam, May 7, 2022 — Suriname just doesn’t work, given the beautiful promising future.  A lousy image from a recent past, it seems that it can not be screwed up no matter how good the intentions are.  But only good intentions don’t work.  Never. Ever. As a country, we…
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Oystein Olsen warns on Stagflation

Norwegian State Fund Former Director

Warning: Stagflation eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 3d 2022– The Norwegian state fund, with 1.2 trillion dollars (more than 1.1 trillion euros) in resources, the largest of its kind in the world, warns of stagflation. Due to high inflation, low interest rates and high stock prices, many risks lurk, of which stagflation is the greatest danger. That’s…
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Catching the Wolf of Wallstreet

Lessons for fraudulent and corrupted criminals in Suriname

The Real Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort discusses his plan to repay victims of his investment scam and why Wall Street CEOs haven’t been prosecuted for crimes related to the financial crisis. He speaks on “Taking Stock.” Catching the Wolf of Wallstreet In the go-go nineties, Jordan Belfort proved that you didn’t need to…
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Artificial Intelligence in Suriname

Human control on artificial intelligence

The Digital Society Challenge for Suriname eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 12th,  2022– Artificial or artificial (Ai) intelligence is a collective term for science that tries to imitate or even surpass human intelligence with computers. Devices are becoming self-learning and self-organizing so that they can make decisions without human intervention. Where and how is Suriname able to apply…
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Exxon Oil Guyana

Heavier than expected investments in Guyana

Exxon-Mobil rolls out red carpet eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 6th 2022– American oil- and gas giant Exxon Mobil is investing heavily off the coast of Guyana expecting future production of some 1,2 million barrels per day of oil and gas by 2027. According to the company the fourth oil project production off Guyana will receive an extra…
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Forensic investigation into money laundering

Forensic Investigation 

Follow the Money  Is Paramaribo following the lead of London ? Part II Oliver Bullough / The Guardian Amsterdam, 1 maart 2022–It is a vast question, worthy of a book in itself, and one that even the National Crime Agency would struggle to answer, let alone me. Then came her second question: “What assets has…
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