Desi Bouterse

Police arrest Suriname president's foster son in robbery

 A foster son of President Desi Bouterse has been arrested for his alleged participation in a botched armed robbery that resulted in two people being killed and five wounded, Suriname police said.

Nov 15, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

Suriname`s DesiBouterse set for second elected term as President

Suriname`s President Desi Bouterse will be sworn in for a second term on Wednesday as the elected president of this small South American country.

Aug 12, 2015, 06:30 AM IST

Suriname lawmakers hand Bouterse a second term

Lawmakers in Suriname on Tuesday handed colorful long-time leader Desi Bouterse a second term as the democratically elected president of this small South American country.

Jul 15, 2015, 02:44 AM IST

Suriname president`s party protests election results

Suriname`s ruling party National Democratic Party (NDP), led by president Desi Bouterse, has disputed results in several districts of the capital, which now will be recounted Sunday, authorities said.

May 31, 2015, 06:42 AM IST

Suriname elects strongman`s party: partial results

Suriname has elected the party of strongman president Desi Bouterse, according to partial results early Tuesday from its general election.

May 26, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Suriname president looks to consolidate power in vote

 Desi Bouterse, the colorful dictator-turned-president who has ruled Suriname on and off since 1980, is looking to consolidate power when the small South American country holds general elections on Monday.

May 23, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Suriname under scrutiny as ex-dictator returns

An accused murderer is being sworn in as Suriname`s President.

Aug 12, 2010, 14:14 PM IST