A Jamaican teenager has been detained in Suriname on suspicion of being a would-be militant hoping to join Islamic extremists.
South American neighbors Guyana and Suriname were at daggers drawn Friday after a brawl with an alleged flasher escalated into a full-blown diplomatic crisis.
A scientific expedition has discovered 60 new species including frogs, snakes and fish, in the least accessible jungle region of southeastern Suriname, Conservation International said.
Scientists have discovered 60 new species of animal life during the course of a three-week expedition in the South American nation of Suriname last year.
The son of the president of the South American country of Suriname has been arrested on US drug and weapon charges, federal prosecutors said.
New evidence has emerged that could give significant pointers to the location of the graves.
More than 40 species of creatures that scientists believe to be new to science have been discovered in tropical forests of a tiny South American country.
An accused murderer is being sworn in as Suriname`s President.
The plane crashed soon after taking off from an airport in east Suriname.
Police and troops on Christmas Day put down a riot and looting rampage in Albina, a Surinamese town bordering French Guiana, in violence which wounded 13 people, a government minister said.
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Day in Pics: 27th April
Showbiz World - April 27, 2015