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Stranded and Strapped: After 100 Years in Suriname, Alcoa Decamps.

Rich Lord, Len Boselovic, Stephanie StrasburgMultinational Alcoa, in a restructuring, departs struggling Suriname after 100 years. The loose ends include a hydroelectric dam, two company towns, a long-loyal workforce, and a sputtering economy.

- Pulitzer Center - US

Several detained in Suriname anti-government protest.

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Riot police in Suriname detained several individuals, including a union leader, during anti-government protests in the capital Paramaribo on Tuesday.

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How a handful of South American protestors took Europe's space program hostage.

Cayenne, French Guiana The Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana—a tiny territory wedged into the peak of South America between Suriname and Brazil—hosted unexpected visitors on the afternoon of April 4. A protest march, estimated about 10,000 strong, advanced on the space center and was standing at the gates, ...

- Yahoo! News - US