Protesters storm Suriname parliament over high fuel pricesFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators stormed Suriname’s parliament, broke windows and looted nearby businesses Friday to protest high fuel and electricity prices in the South American nation.
Former Suriname Vice President Ashwin Adhin arrestedNovember 17, 2020 GMT
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — Former Vice President Ashwin Adhin has been arrested in an investigation into the alleged destruction of equipment in the vice presidential office after his party lost power in the May elections, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi said Monday.
Court convicts Suriname leader in killings of 15 opponentsNovember 29, 2019 GMT
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — A court in the South American country of Suriname convicted President Desi Bouterse on Friday in the 1982 killings of 15 political opponents and sentenced him to 20 years in prison...