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U.S. Embassy changes non-immigrant visa appointment scheduling process

PARAMARIBO –The U.S. Embassy in Suriname will be transitioning to a new and improved visa appointment system on January 29, 2024.  Through the new service, applicants will be able to obtain visa information, pay the visa fee, and schedule a Nonimmigrant visa appointment. Under the new visa application process, applicants will pay the visa application ... Read More»

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Visits Suriname to Discuss Security Cooperation

On Wednesday, January 10, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) Daniel Erikson visited Suriname and had meetings with President Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Minister of Foreign Affairs Albert Ramdin, and Minister of Defense Krishnakoemari Mathoera to discuss furthering regional security cooperation. In his meetings, Mr. Erikson discussed U.S.-Suriname security cooperation and addressed current regional security challenges ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador and Suriname Defense Minister Deliver Eyeglasses to Langatabiki to Complete Gran Matie Exercise

On Friday, December 15, U.S. Ambassador Robert Faucher, Defense Minister Krishna Mathoera, and Chief of Defense Col. Werner Kioe A Sen travelled to Langatabiki in northern Sipalawini to complete the Gran Matie 2023 exercise by delivering 65 pairs of eyeglasses to residents there. The donation was made possible by the U.S. Military’s Southern Command as ... Read More»

Joint Statement On the December 20, 2023 Ruling of the Appellate Chamber of the Suriname Court of Justice

Joint Statement On the December 20, 2023 Ruling of the Appellate Chamber of the Suriname Court of Justice The Heads of Mission accredited to Suriname of Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union have taken note of the December 20, 2023, ruling of the Appellate ... Read More»

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

Location: Suriname  Event:  Paramaribo Road Closures on December 20, 2023. The final ruling in the December Murders Trial’s criminal appeal, potentially including sentencing of former Military Dictator/President Desi Bouterse, is expected on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, starting at approximately 9:00 AM. The Surinamese police will close downtown streets around the area of the courthouse (Cantonal Court ... Read More»