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Ambassador Anania’s Remarks at the USAID KARI YU! Graduation Ceremony

Good morning. Minister Adhin, special invitees, graduating youth, and members of the media. I am pleased to join you in recognizing the accomplishments of all the graduates here today. This occasion allows us to pause and appreciate an important milestone for you in your journey towards achieving your life goals. Throughout my time in Suriname, I was fortunate enough to ...
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Op-Ed: Highlighting U.S.-Suriname public health partnerships on Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Jay N. Anania, U.S. Ambassador to Suriname As part of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we in the United States mark June 8 as Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  On this day, events are held in U.S. cities to encourage Caribbean-American and Caribbean-born individuals to get educated, get tested, get treated and get involved.  It is also ...
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Statement on Elections in Suriname

The U.S. Embassy congratulates the Surinamese people on completing the democratic voting process that we observed in yesterday’s elections.  It was heartening to witness the enthusiasm with which Surinamese voters participated in the electoral process which will ultimately choose their next government. The Independent Elections Bureau (OKB) did a credible job of ensuring Surinamese could ...
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South Dakota National Guard, Suriname military conduct field leadership and hazmat exchange

Members of the South Dakota National Guard and Suriname military participated in a pair of subject matter expert exchanges in April to share information on best practices for field leadership and the handling of hazardous materials. Three members of the Suriname Defense Force met with more than a dozen SDNG Soldiers and Airmen in Rapid ...
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The United States Celebrates Topping Out 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 topping out ceremony for the new U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo today.  Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Michiel Raafenberg, represented the Government of Suriname at the ceremony and helped christen the new ...
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