News & Events

Visit of Writer and Activist Ming Holden

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the visit of award-winning writer, development worker, activist, and artist, Ming Holden from March 10-14, 2014.  Holden will meet with local writers, civil society, youth and others in Paramaribo, Brokopondo and Nickerie to share her experience using writing as tool to empower, heal and transform communities.  Ms. Holden ...
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The United States Celebrates Commencement of Construction of New U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname

In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with Suriname, U.S. Ambassador to Suriname Jay N. Anania, participated in a construction commencement ceremony for the new U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo today.  Minister of Justice and Police, Edward Belfort, represented the Government of Suriname at the ceremony and laid one of the ceremonial bricks. The multi-building ...
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Ambassador Anania’s Remarks Ceremonial Brick Laying Ceremony at New Embassy Complex

District Commissioner, Representatives of the Government of Suriname, Members of the diplomatic corps, Special guests, Members of business and industry, and Members of the media. Good morning. Thank you for joining us this morning, and for making your way through dust and dirt.  At a construction site, you expect a certain amount of mess.  It ...
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Ambassador Anania’s Meeting with Foreign Minister Winston Lackin

In a meeting with Foreign Minister Winston Lackin on Monday, March 3, Ambassador Anania reaffirmed the shared commitment the United States and Suriname have to the fundamental values of democracy, including a commitment to free and fair elections. He also thanked the Minister for acknowledging that meetings with various election officials were part of normal ...
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U.S. Embassy announces open competition for the Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program

The Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program will bring together a network of junior scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers from the United States, Brazil and other Western Hemisphere nations for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. Twenty outstanding scholars and practitioners from the U.S. and abroad will ...
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