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Tag Archives: Suriname

  1. SURINAMESE ARRESTED AT THE AIRPORT FOR JUST UNDER 100 LBS OF GANJA

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and formally charged Carmela Gerrie Pansa, 28 years, of No. 28 Rattemweg, Ramoelamweg, Paramaribo, Suriname for the following offences, which she committed on Tuesday 04 June 2019 whilst at the Grantley Adams International Airport. • Unlawful possession of Cannabis • Unlawful possession with intent to supply Cannabis • Trafficking […]

    June 9, 2019ControversyNo comments
  2. Amadeus reaches 50% market share in Suriname shortly after arriving in the market

    Amadeus, the leading technology provider for the travel industry has entered in the Suriname market, reaching a 50% market share while helping travel agencies drive their business and providing them with the tools they need to present a solid offer to customers. Suriname has become a very important market for Amadeus and travel agencies have […]

    November 13, 2017TravelNo comments
  3. ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS BEING TRAINED FOR CARIFESTA XIII

    Translators, first aid support, delegation liaisons, airport meet and greet, ushers, marshals and hospitality hosts are just a sample of the tasks that will be undertaken by the army of volunteers stepping up to assist with the hosting of CARIFESTA XIII. From July 10, the nearly three hundred persons who have applied to volunteer will […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. SURINAMESE SWALLOWER DONNA OEHLERS CHARGED

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Surinamese national Donna Urudice Oehlers 28 years, with the offences of: Possession of 1/2 kilogramme of cocaine; Possession with intent to supply; Trafficking; and Importation. Donna Urudice Oehlers appeared at the Oistins Magistrates Court on 26 August 2015 and pleaded guilty to the offences proffered. She was […]

    August 27, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Historic agreement signed between Suriname and CDB – CSME & EPA Standby Facility Grants will fund projects

    Suriname’s Ministry of Trade and Industry just signed two historic agreements with the Caribbean Development Bank for projects to improve Suriname’s implementation of both the CSME and the European Partnership Agreement (EPA). The two projects will assist in transforming Suriname into a more competitive economy, increasing its export earnings, and making the country more attractive for […]

    July 8, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. RETURNING PLAYERS IMPRESS COACHES AT DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINIC – Players came back better in Suriname

    The Digicel Kickstart Clinics continued to deliver on its promise of developing aspiring young footballers with the news that three returning players from last year’s programme were picked to represent Suriname at the Digicel Academy later this year. Chelsea FC Foundation Senior International Football Development Officer, David Monk, said; “The Clinic was a huge success […]

    May 12, 2015FootballNo comments
  7. Trinidad and Tobago’s ‘Sacha Cosmetics’ is Caribbean Exporter of the Year

    Sacha Cosmetics, a well-known beauty brand founded in 1979 in the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the winner of the inaugural Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards. The family-owned business claimed the top accolade from a field nine nominees drawn from across the region as the curtains came down on the 3rd […]

    May 5, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. SURINAMESE NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    In furtherance to the investigation where Guyanese national Roland Felix is currently on remand after being charged with a drug offence, members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Surinamese national Benito Sylvester, a 33 year old Taxi Driver for the following offences: 1. Possession of cocaine 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. […]

    March 13, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Caribbean Week of Agriculture focuses on family farming By Kenton X. Chance

    The 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), the premier meeting of agriculture stakeholders within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), opens here on Monday with a focus on family farming. The five-day meeting, which is being held under the theme “Transforming Caribbean Agriculture Through Family Farming“, will focus on three main streams of work: value chain development, […]

    October 6, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  10. ‘Team Agri-Info’ – Students of Success Laventille Composite and St George’s College win Trinidad-leg of AgriHack Talent Competition

    Friday 12th September, 2014 saw the awarding of four students of the Success Laventille Composite and St George’s College with the winning prize for the Trinidad leg of the Regional AgriHack Competition. The Form Four students Kris Adams, Mikaeel Andrews, Nicholai Rajkumar and Jairaj Singh call themselves ‘Team Agri-Info‘. They were also adjudged the People’s […]

    September 14, 2014EducationNo comments
  11. CDB DIRECTOR OF ECONOMICS REPORT (#2) ON THE REGION’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN 2013 April 27, 2014Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK’S ECONOMICS DIR. SPEAKS ON CARIBBEAN’S GROWTH IN 2013 (#1) April 20, 2014Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Herbs and Spices: CARDI states as a commodity for priority action

    The second monthly meeting of the CARICOM Cluster of Agricultural Institutes was held on March 13, 2014 at CARDI’s Head Office in St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. The three-hour long meeting concluded with a key decision that herbs and spices will be third for priority action. As part of a programme – the Activities Integration […]

    April 15, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  14. CARIBBEAN EXPORT LAUNCHES IN-FIRM DESIGN & BRANDING PROJECT

    The Caribbean Export Developmental Agency (Caribbean Export) has launched an In-Firm Design and Branding initiative that will provide participating CARIFORUM state firms with technical support and financial assistance for the strengthening of their packaging design and product branding. The In-firm Design and Branding Project is the second phase of the Agency’s Brand Development initiative, the […]

    April 13, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  15. Shell Helix Presents New High Mileage Lubricant Portfolio

    Three new Shell Helix High Mileage motor vehicle lubricants have been introduced to regional markets including Belize and Barbados, promising excellent engine protection, reduced wear and extended engine life for drivers of high mileage vehicles. Barbados will carry only the HX5 and HX7 lubricants, while all three lubricants will soon be available in Suriname as […]

    March 9, 2014TechnologyNo comments