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.
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, ...