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Suriname has 93 percent forest cover; we want to keep it...

Suriname is the most forested country on earth, with 93 percent forest cover. At COP-23 in Bonn, the Suriname government pledged to work towards keeping 93 percent forest cover, forever. The Forest93 campaign is leading the way.

Suriname: Bouterse loses power.

Main video: President Desi Bouterse casting his vote on Monday 25 May at a polling station in Paramaribo, 'President Bouterse has fulfilled his civic...

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) is a Title VI National Resource Center in consortium with the University of Chicago Center for Latin American Studies funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Colombia: Poverty falls but the gaps widen

Between 2002 and 2010 poverty fell in Colombia, though less than in other Latin American countries. But the gaps, especially between the main urban centres and rural areas, widened.

Land Rights of the Kaliña and Lokono Indigenous Peoples of Suriname

The indigenous peoples of Suriname are fighting for land right in a country that is ruled by old colonial laws.

ALBA Expands its Allies in the Caribbean

The Bolivarian Alternative of the Americas (ALBA), an organisation promoted by Venezuela for promoting closer regional trade, has been expanding in the Caribbeam. A report by Kevin Edwards of NACLA.

Suriname addresses climate threat with new agency

Many vulnerable countries are trying to tackle the effects of climate change with political will power. Suriname is one of them.

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