… Suriname Celebrates 44th

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Caribbeancommunity (CARICOM) nation Suriname late last month celebrated its 44th anniversary of political Independence from the Netherlands.

The celebrations included the traditional military parade and awarding of national honors to citizens.

CARICOM praised Dutch-speaking Suriname for its role in the development of the regional integration movement.

“We are particularly grateful for Suriname’s leadership within the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet in matters pertaining to Culture, Gender, Youth, and Sport, matters that bolster the CARICOM identity and spirit of Community,” Secretary General Irwin La Rocque wrote.