Daily Archives: Friday, 17 February 2023, 23:54

Suriname’s capital under curfew after day of violent protest

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2023, 23:54 by Denis Chabrol Surinamese authorities on Friday imposed a 6 PM to 6 AM curfew in the capital, Paramaribo, where thousands of persons poured out on the streets earlier in the day to protest spiralling cost of living, authorities said. “Due to the situation in the country, the community is urged to ...

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SURINAME: Thousands of protesters vent anger at rising cost of living; National Assembly stormed

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2023, 13:08 by Denis Chabrol Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paramaribo, Suriname, storming the National Assembly building and looting businesses as pressure mounted on the government in the wake of rising prices for fuel and general cost of living. The protesters are demanding that President Chandrikapersad Santokhi and Vice President Ronnie ...

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