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Guyana fast on its way becoming a Very Rich Developed Nation

Guyana fast on its way becoming a Very Rich Developed Nation

Takes after Norwegian example and will soon live off of its interest eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 28 Januari 2023 — Neighbouring Guyana has deposited US$1.86 billion in royalties and profit oil payments to the Natural Resource Fund (NRF) raking in GY$3.67 billion in interest in the last three years. For 2022, the nation earned a whopping GY$3.65…
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Genocide in Brazil investigated

Genocide in Brazil investigated

Yanomami Indian Victimized Again Hopeful Solution by President Lula eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 26 2023– Brazil’s Federal Police is to investigate the sanitary crisis among the Yanomami people as a crime of genocide, Justice Minister  Flávio Dino said Wednesday. The minister confirmed the opening of an inquiry to investigate the crime of genocide against the Yanomami…
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Health emergency in Parts of Brazil

Indigenous peoples in Danger Again eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 23 January 2023– Brazilian authorities declared a public health emergency in the territories where the native Yanomami community resides in Roraima and set up the Center of Operations for Emergencies in Public Health (COE – Yanomami) reporting directly to the Indigenous Health Department (SESAI). The committee will be…
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Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Steps ahead  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 2, 2023– Starting this month, KLM will test whether it is possible to allow passengers to make massive use of WiFi during intercontinental flights.  The airline is going one step further than it did in April 2021. At that time, the aim was that eighteen Boeing 737-800s would be equipped…
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Pele legend

Pele, 23 Oct 1940 – 29 dec 2022

Football might have been invented for him. eyesonsuriname considers him a friend, honest and faithful Amsterdam, 29 december 2022— We had been to his rooftop apartment at the Avenida Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro, many many times. Had lunch and dinner with him to socialize.   Certainly, most commentators regard him as the finest of the…
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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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