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Suriname's Bouterse poised for re-election

The likely election of president Desi Bouterse to a second five-year term in office following his party’s victory in Suriname’s general election on May 25 will ensure the country remains open to foreign investment.

However, it will also see the continuation of the challenges that characterised the country during Bouterse’s first term, including a lack of transparency in key decision-making processes and a