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Suriname Elections 2020: Bouterse’s NDP Party loses to a multiparty coalition

Desi Bouterse.   – Associated Press / Andres Leighton

Bouterse’s NDP which had been seeking a third consecutive term, stumbled at the proverbial tape, declining from 26 to 16 seats in the 51-member parliament, while watching the VHP move from nine to 20 as the NDP was weighed down by several withering scandals including the recent theft of $200 million from the country’s central bank.    Continue reading

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