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U.S. National Guard troops work with Surinamese partners to renovate school in Latour

Teachers and students at the Openbare School Mastklimmen in Latour will have better facilities to return to this fall thanks to a recent renovation coordinated by the U.S. Embassy and performed by the National Guard from the American state of South Dakota alongside their Surinamese partners. Over the past couple of weeks, about a dozen ...
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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellowship Applications Opening 14 August

The U.S. Embassy Paramaribo is pleased to announce that applications for the 2020 cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program opens August 14.  Please see the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative website for details and application information. The deadline to apply is September 18. Since its launch in 2015, the U.S. State Department’s YLAI Professional Fellowship has ...
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Alumni of US exchange programs gather to discuss job creation in economic uncertainty

Taking part in one of the exchange programs offered by the U.S. gives participants more than a trip to the U.S.  They return to Suriname with new skills, new ideas, and renewed passion to aid the continued development of their homeland. On Tuesday, August 6, about 50 alumni from various exchange programs offered by the ...
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U.S. Ambassador hosts latest cohort of exchange students headed to America

A dozen young students are about to have their lives changed forever thanks to their participation in exchange programs organized by the U.S. Embassy in Suriname. On Saturday, August 3, U.S. Ambassador to Suriname Karen Lynn Williams met with students soon to head to the United States as participants in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and ...
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Public notice of Request for quotation for the Chancery Walkway Pavement repair Project

The U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, General Services Office (GSO) Contracting and Procurement, is in need of a company that is qualified, reliable, and responsible with sufficient resources and work experience to provide a quote for the Chancery Walkway Pavement Repair project for the U.S. Embassy Paramaribo. In order for a company to be considered, the ...
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