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Brazil presidential campaign Bolsonaro

Brazilian presidential campaign takes off

Lula against Bolsonaro eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 19 Agust 2022– The most polarized Brazilian presidential campaign in recent years was officially launched on Tuesday with ex-president Lula da Silva leading comfortably incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in opinion polls. But opinion polls in Brazil have not been very precise in recent elections and the Brazilian government still has too many…
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ByeByeBrazil

ByeBye Brazil

Byebye Suriname  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, July 21st 2022— Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service formally accused eighteen of belonging to criminal gangs involved in sending cocaine in fruit containers to Europe through the port of Salvador, north of the country. With Operation Decontamination, twelve search and seizure warrants were ordered plus eight preventive arrests last April in several…
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China Press Influence

China buys Influence in Western Press

Part VI louisalim/guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam July 2nd 2022– The task of executing that mission has fallen to 35-year-old CEO Gary Liu, a Mandarin-speaking California native with a Harvard degree, who had previously worked as chief executive of the digital news aggregator Digg and before that, on the business side of the music streaming company Spotify.  When…
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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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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…
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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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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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Change for Development

eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, February 8, 2022– Since I received one of the most beautiful assignments of my lavish and excessively rich entrepreneurial and journalistic career from the then-Governor of the CBvS, Gilmore Hoefdraad in August 2013, I have been visiting Estonia on a very regular basis.  I feel at home there, especially because I can satisfy…
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Digital Connecting

Connecting: Understanding/Accepting Each Other

Surviving in a healthy Suriname eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, January 20, 2022– That we cannot just and simply understand and understand each other well will not really surprise anyone who thinks about it a bit. This is not only the case in politics and our political system, but also on the football pitch, in the field of culture or…
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Rebecca Gomperts

Rebecca Gomperts, a Surinamese Dutch physician, fights for the human right of abortion for women

Initiative Women on Waves Rebecca Gomperts, (*Paramaribo 29 juli 1966)  is a Surinamese Dutch physician who was named among the 100 most influential people in the world.   She studied medicine and visual arts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  After graduating Gomperts became an abortion doctor and sailed with the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, as its doctor…
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