Tag: Latin America


Message from the deepest of my soul and heart to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country:

Message from the deepest of my soul and heart

to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country Anton JieSamFoek / eyesonsuriname Message from the deepest of my soul and heart to those who mean well with repairing and polishing the country: Being part of the problem is no solution for Suriname. Being part of a productive and creative solution is.Oftewel: Maak geen…
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Rio Grande do Sul: What Will We Learn from This Historic Tragedy?

Dr. Edivando Vitor do Couto/ eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 24 May 2024–Writing another piece about the historic tragedy in Rio Grande do Sul is challenging due to its complexity and the profound impact it has had on all of us. This tragedy affected all layers of society, from the richest to the poorest, regardless of color, sexual…
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Rising Waters, Unyielding Hope: How the World Stands with Rio Grande do Sul Flood Victims

eyesonsuriname A Deluge of Despair The torrential rains in Brazil’s southern state of Rio Grande do Sul have unleashed a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions. As floodwaters surged, hundreds of towns were submerged, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The death toll has climbed to at least 85, and over 150,000 people have been displaced from…
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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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A study by PWC

Probably needs homework again. Or Magnifying glasses eyesonbrasil Amsterdam, 15 april 2024– Only Brazil and Mexico would survive as world economic powers in Latin America by 2030, according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Standard Chartered released last week. The two countries are expected to experience significant economic growth within the next six years. The…
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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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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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Immerse Yourself in Surinamese Enchantment:

A Journey Through Eco-Tourism Gems Suriname, nestled in the northern corner of South America, boasts a tapestry of vibrant cultures, rich history, and, most importantly for nature enthusiasts, breathtaking ecological diversity. From the emerald embrace of the Amazon rainforest to the sun-kissed savannas, Suriname offers a unique blend of adventure and tranquility for eco-tourists seeking…
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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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