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Ambassador Robert J. Faucher presents credentials to President Chandrikapersad Santokhi

PARAMARIBO – On Tuesday, 31 January 2023, Robert J. Faucher officially began his tenure as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname after presenting his Letter of Credence to His Excellency President Chandrikapersad Santokhi. The ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace. Ambassador Faucher noted “I believe that the United States can play as ... Read More»

U.S. Military Surgeons Begin Two-Week Medical Mission in Suriname

PARAMARIBO – Between the 1st and 15th of February, the United States’ Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team (LAMAT) will perform surgeries and exchange knowledge in Suriname as part of the U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM’s) Enduring Promise mission. The LAMAT is a medical team composed of 29 U.S. joint force surgical and dental professionals and support ... Read More»

Public notice, Request for Quotation

The Embassy of the United States of America, Paramaribo is seeking a contractor or firm to perform “Exterior Cleaning and Pressure Washing” services. The Contractor shall furnish all necessary schedules, labor, investigation, and supervision. All work will be performed within firm fixed-price rate contract for labor cost. Important notice: All offerors and quoters are required ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Announces the 2023 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program

Paramaribo: The U.S. Embassy Paramaribo is proud to announce the 2023 cohort from Suriname for the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program : Eurwin Daans – CEO of The Business Opportunity Bus; Ijota Soké – CEO of Shaggi’s Apartments & More; Jill Sumter – Chairperson of Buurtorganisatie Pontbuiten & Omgeving; Romano Jalimsingh – CEO of Night Owl ... Read More»

Regular Time and Day for Opening Visa Appointments

Starting the week of December 12, the U.S. Embassy Consular section will regularly open Nonimmigrant visa appointments, online, on Wednesdays, at 3:00 PM. Visa interview appointments have been fully scheduled through December 31, 2022. On December 12, 2022, the Consular section will start adding appointments to the week of January 9, 2023. Thereafter, and until ... Read More»