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Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website PARAMARIBO, Surinam, CMC - Suriname officials have started talks with the United States-based Newmont Mining Corporation and Alcoa Inc. regarding the establishment of a second large-scale industrial gold mine in the country.
Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website PARAMARIBO, Surinam, CMC - Surinam Airways (SLM) says it will resume direct flights to the United States in August, after a nearly 16-year break.
HOUSTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. today announced that its West Tapir exploration well on Block 30 offshore Suriname did not contain commercial hydrocarbons. Located in 300 feet of water, the well was drilled to a total depth of 12,700 feet.
Hemisphere Gold Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HPGI), a gold exploration, property acquisition and mining development company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dennis LaPoint as Vice President of Exploration. Dr.
A frog with fluorescent purple markings and 12 kinds of dung beetles were among two dozen new species discovered in the remote plateaus of eastern Suriname, scientists said Monday.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (Reuters) - The United States has requested Suriname extradite a suspected top Guyanese drug smuggler charged with cocaine trafficking by a New York court earlier this year, a U.S. embassy official said on Tuesday. Shaheed Khan, named in a 2006 U.S.
By Ank Kuipers PARAMARIBO, Suriname (Reuters) - A parrot from Suriname that was infected with bird flu and died in quarantine in Britain, did not contract the disease in the South American country, a Suriname government official said on Saturday.
The Surinam Toad or Star-Fingered Toad, Pipa pipa, is a species of frog belonging to the Pipidae family. It can be found in Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Suriname, Peru, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, tropical or subtropical swamps, freshwater marshes, swamps, and sporadic freshwater marshes. Loss of habitat is the main threat to this toad. This toad appears similar to a leaf....
The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...
The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...
The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta AmazÃ´nica or AmazÃ´nia in Portuguese, and Selva AmazÃ³nica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...
The Ashy-headed Greenlet (Hylophilus pectoralis), is a species of bird in the Vireonidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
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