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News Suriname » Paramaribo: IDB Inter American Development Bank : Suriname implements rehabilitation program to restore Paramaribo’s old town with IDB support

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Publication date: Wednesday 25 January 2017

Suriname will launch an urban rehabilitation program in Paramaribo with a $20 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The project seeks to contribute to the socio-economic revitalization of the city's historic center in order to ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: SD Guard, Suriname soldiers partner to renovate school

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Publication date: uesday 23 August 2016

South Dakota National Guard Public Affairs office Aug 29, 2016 PARAMARIBO, Suriname - Soldiers from the South Dakota National Guard and members of Suriname's Armed Forces partnered together to renovate some of the infrastructure at the O.S. 1 Santo Dorp ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: Paramaribo Journal; In Suriname's Racial Jumble, a Quest for Identity

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Publication date: Sunday 31 December 2000

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Oct. 18— At this country's largest mosque, a geaming white structure dominated by four towering minarets, Annette Ayub, a woman of Christian and Hindu parents who practices no religion, watches over the grounds. Her husband, the ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: Tiny Suriname a world of diverse cultures

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Publication date: Wednesday 06 August 2014

Paramaribo may be the only city in the world where you'll find a mosque next to a synagogue. The spectacle that is this city's Central Market could be a metaphor for the cultural melange that is Suriname. In stalls outside under the blazing equatorial sun ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: In Suriname's capital, mysterious slayings of homeless men spanning a decade go unsolved

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Publication date: Friday 07 February 2014

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – At least two of the men died by gunfire. One was beaten to death with a brick. Another was doused with gasoline and set alight. Four were decapitated, two of the bodies seemingly drained of blood. None of them had a home.

News Suriname » Paramaribo: Scientists find 24 new species in Suriname

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Publication date: Sunday 03 June 2007

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — A toad with fluorescent purple markings and 12 kinds of dung beetles were among two dozen new species discovered in the remote plateaus of eastern Suriname, scientists said Monday. The expedition was sponsored by two mining ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: Human Trafficking Worldwide: Suriname

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Publication date: Wednesday 24 September 2003

In all cases, the set-up story is similar: Promised a decent job as a waitress or other position, women unwittingly sign up with a trafficker for assistance in coming to Paramaribo or Suriname’s mining towns, only to find themselves caught in a ...

News Suriname » Paramaribo: Finding Suriname’s Past in Its Present

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Publication date: Sunday 16 November 2014

This tranquillity and an enthusiasm for historic preservation encouraged by the Netherlands, from which Suriname gained its independence in 1975, make it easy to imagine Paramaribo as it was when populated by absentee plantation owners tired of life in the ...