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  • Photo of Santokhi promises better life, because ‘this is our Suriname’

    Santokhi promises better life, because ‘this is our Suriname’

    (StarNiews) “This coalition has now been given the responsibility to rebuild the country. It will not be easy, without money, with weak government and sky-high debt. But as difficult as it will be, we are going to rebuild the country, because this is our Suriname. ” President Chan Santokhi promised the Surinamese people a better life in his inaugural speech.…

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  • Photo of SURINAME | Chan Santokhi sworn is as new president of Suriname

    SURINAME | Chan Santokhi sworn is as new president of Suriname

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname, July 16, 2020 – Suriname has a new president. He is 61-year-old Chandrikapersad Santokhi head of the VHP, Progressive Reform Party who was inaugurated as president on Thursday morning. He is supported by leader of the Abop party, Ronnie Brunswijk as vice president. Santokhi was congratulated and presented with the presidential sash by his predecessor Desi Bouterse, after…

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  • Photo of CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To Prisons

    The CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) with the generous support of the British High Commission, Port of Spain, answered the call to support the prison in Antigua and Barbuda by donating basic sanitation supplies to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitation supplies included infrared thermometers, as well as cleaning products such as disinfectant,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission to Suriname

    In response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Suriname, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has fielded a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the general elections which will be held on Monday, 25 May 2020. The four-member Mission which arrived in Suriname on Monday, 18 May 2020 will be headed by Ms. Dora James, Supervisor of Elections of…

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  • Photo of Suriname reaffirms commitment to CARICOM

    Suriname reaffirms commitment to CARICOM

    The Republic of Suriname has reaffirmed its commitment to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) through a new ambassador who was accredited by the CARICOM Secretary-General on Wednesday 30 January 2020. The accreditation ceremony took place at the Georgetown, Guyana Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat. In accepting the Letter of Credence of Her Excellency Ms. Chairme Haakmat, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque…

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  • Photo of Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname  with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), with funding from the CARIFORUM 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme of Support for Wider Caribbean Cooperation will host the Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation in Suriname on the 19 and 20 October 2018.  This Consultation is a follow-up to a series of engagements with faith leaders in Suriname under the PANCAP…

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  • Photo of Implementation of HRD Strategy will address issues articulated by youth, parents, community

    Implementation of HRD Strategy will address issues articulated by youth, parents, community

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chairman of the Council on Human and Social Development (COHSOD) and Minister of Education, Science and Culture of Suriname, the Hon. Lilian Ferrier, said that the implementation of the CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy will focus on issues that have been raised by youth, parents and communities of the Region in a 2010 Report of the Commission on…

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  • Photo of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) embarks on the implementation of a harmonised  Results-Based Management (RBM) System

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) embarks on the implementation of a harmonised Results-Based Management (RBM) System

    A series of sensitisation seminars on the CARICOM Results-Based Management (RBM) System, which promotes a more results-focused approach to programme and project management, will continue next Monday and Tuesday 22-23 January in Suriname. The  seminars, which began in Barbados 24-25 November last year, will continue throughout the year in other Member States. These sensitisation seminars will target a wide cross…

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  • Photo of CSME sensitization and capacity building for Suriname

    CSME sensitization and capacity building for Suriname

    A sensitization session on the CSME (CARICOM Single Market and Economy) Regime for Free Movement of People is one of two workshops to be held in Suriname next week. More than 30 participants will attend the one-day sensitization training workshop on Tuesday 12 January in the Dutch-speaking CARICOM Member State.  The intervention will help to address the critical importance of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM lauds Suriname’s tremendous strides on its 41st Anniversary of Independence

    CARICOM lauds Suriname’s tremendous strides on its 41st Anniversary of Independence

     As Suriname marks its 41st Anniversary of Independence, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has lauded the country’s tremendous strides since attaining nationhood. In his congratulatory message to His Excellency Desiré Bouterse, President of the  Dutch-speaking CARICOM Member State, the Secretary-General  noted the global respect Suriname has earned through its sports, culture and academic excellence. Ambassador LaRocque also applauded Suriname’s role…

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