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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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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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Brazil Amazon

China’s Greater Amazon Footprint

And in Suriname China has become a major stakeholder in the Amazon region’s infrastructure and exports. Its new domestic orientation to ‘ecological civilisation’ brings some hope of greening the trade partnership. Sarita Reed, Lulu Ning Hui/ Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 17 2022– Chinese investment in Brazil reflects “a marriage of interests”, according to Tulio Cariello, research…
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Monique Pool

Suriname: Economic Development and Wildlife Conservation

Monique Pool – Funder of Green Fund Heritage Suriname Here is my chat with Monique Pool, the founder of Green Heritage Fund Suriname. We talked about everything from economic development to how urbanization is affecting the country’s wildlife. Monique told me that Suriname is one of the 3 carbon negative countries (along with Butan and…
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Hope for Suriname

IMF Visits Suriname

Satisfaction for whom ? eyesonsuriname Washington DC/ Paramaribo/Amsterdam, May 14th 2022–As part of the second review of the agreed Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program between Suriname and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a mission of this multilateral organization led by Mr. Ding Ding, visited Suriname from 9 to 13 May 2022.  During this mission, discussions…
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Suriname Paris

Suriname in Paris

Marcel Pinas Marronage – The art of breaking your chains Objects and photographs from the collections of the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac; Art (tembe), contemporary painting and photography, textiles. Iconography. Curators: Geneviève Wiels and Thomas Mouzard. Artists and photographers presented: Sherley Abakamofou, Carlos Adaoudé, Franky Amete, Wani Amoedang, Antoine Dinguiou, Karl Joseph,…
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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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Irfaan Ali President Guyana

The Oil Curse

Stark Warning Guyana President Goes for Suriname as well Financial Times/ eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 4th 2022–The president of Guyana, the world’s fastest-growing economy, is inviting investors to back his ambitious vision to transform the small South American country into a regional health, education and transport hub with the help of burgeoning oil wealth. We’re investing tremendously…
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Unified South Amerian Currency

Lula’s advisors: unified currency for Latin America

And Suriname ? eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 3d 2022–Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and his economic team would push for a unified regional currency like the Euro to end South America’s inclination to the US dollar should he win the Oct. 2 elections over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported Monday. We…
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