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Owner of fishing vessel says guns can help in piracy fight

Beeram Persaud, owner of the fishing vessel that a five-man Corentyne crew was working on when they disappeared at sea, feels piracy can only be stopped if the captains are provided with guns. 1,161 more words


Indian female of the Arrowauka Nation

A young Arawak native American woman, shown full-length and wearing a beaded apron and standing with her rigth foot posed on a small rock. She holds a parrot held high in her right hand and a bow and arrow in her left.

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Prints & Drawings

The embassy of Suriname opened a consulate in Bangalore, and a gala event was held to mark the occasion. Asif Iqbal has been appointed as honorary consul of the venue, which has been opened to provide assistance to Suriname nationals, Indians travelling to Suriname to visit families, and cultural groups visiting the South American country. 10 more words


Suriname seeks new defence co-operation with Brazil

Janet Tappin Coelho – IHS Jane’s 360, 8/11/2014

Brazil and Suriname have started discussions towards new defence co-operation that could involve the Brazilian Navy supporting the creation of a national maritime force in the neighbouring country. 63 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

List of socio-environmental organizations in Suriname

This is a list of the major environmental and sustainability organizations I have encountered (either personally or through internet research) in Suriname. I do not guarantee for completeness of the list! 476 more words


Biodiversity laws in Suriname need an update and more enforcement!

Believe it or not, despite Suriname’s extremely rich resources in flora and fauna, the country’s Nature Conservation Law as well as the Hunting Law date back to… 365 more words