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Last updated: 05/08/2023 Update on Change to U.S. Travel Policy Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for nonimmigrant travel The Administration will end the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers at the end of the day on May 11, the same day that the COVID-19 public health emergency ends. This means starting May 12, noncitizen nonimmigrant air ... Read More»

Acting DCM Catherine Griffith’s Participation at the Caribbean Climate Investment Program (CCIP) Awareness event February 20, 2024

Good morning! It is an honor to welcome you to this event intended to inform you about USAID’s Caribbean Climate Investment Program, also known as C-C-I-P. Through C-C-I-P, we can help advance our shared goals to mitigate climate change by unlocking the potential of the private sector. The private sector plays a pivotal role within Suriname’s economy. ... Read More»

Ambassador Robert J. Faucher’s Remarks Opening Ceremony for U.S. Air Force Medical Assistance Team Mission February 19, 2024(as prepared)

Minister Ramadhin, Minister Mathoera, Colonel Noll, Director Redan, Director General Jintie, Director Zeefuk Good afternoon and thank you for your warm welcome. Let me also enthusiastically say “good afternoon” to the people of Suriname on this wonderful occasion as our military troops arrive to deliver free medical care to Suriname’s populace. We are here today ... Read More»

United States Air Force Medical Team visits Suriname for Second Year

PARAMARIBO – Between February 19-29, 2024, for the second year, the United States Air Force Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team will visit Suriname to deliver dental and medical care, free of charge.  The medical assistance team will work with its Surinamese civilian and military counterparts at the Academic Hospital, the Military Hospital, Wanica Hospital, and ... Read More»

U.S. Donates 38,880 COVID-19 Vaccines to Suriname

PARAMARIBO – On Friday, February 9, the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo facilitated the delivery of 38,880 Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccines to Suriname’s Ministry of Public Health. This is the third major delivery of vaccines to Suriname, following the 226,800 doses delivered in February 2022 and the 140,000 delivered in August 2021. The Bureau of Public ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Paramaribo

Location: Suriname and French Guiana  VOTING IN 2024 U.S. FEDERAL ELECTIONS  Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. federal elections for the House of Representatives and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot that is ... Read More»