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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paramaribo

Location: Suriname Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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SD Guard Leaders Visit Suriname to Bolster State Partnership

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Senior leaders from the South Dakota National Guard visited the Republic of Suriname to reinforce its state partnership with Suriname Defense Force officials, Nov. 22-25. SDNG leaders met with Suriname’s minister of defense, the U.S. ambassador to Suriname, and other SDF leaders to collaborate on ideas for working together and providing future ...
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Human Rights Are Universal

By Robert Destro Assistant Secretary, U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) In today’s splintered world, it would be easy to think that there is nothing upon which all nations can agree and all cultures can embrace as an integral part of their communities.  But International Human Rights Day, celebrated on ...
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