Tag: suriname

NEWS

Pompeo Goes Support Shopping In Guyana And Suriname

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to Suriname and Guyana marked the first visit to the two South American countries by a top U.S. official in that post. On his trip, Pompeo touted a partner relationship with U.S. firms and warned both countries of the danger posed by China given the discovery of oil in the region. Meeting Suriname’s […]

POLITICS

Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse Found Guilty!

Following a Military Court trial in Suriname, 74-year-old President Desi Bouterse was sentenced to 20 years in prison over the execution of 15 political opponents in 1982. The President will have two weeks to appeal his conviction following his return from official business in China. Bouterse has previously denied the allegations. He claimed the victims, who included lawyers, union leaders, […]