On the Trail of Suriname’s Illicit Gold Proceeds

While gold plays an important role in Suriname’s economy, it has downsides, some of them related to transnational criminal activities, which benefit from relatively porous borders, stretched government resources (related to a lengthy economic crisis) and corruption.

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Suriname’s Tough Road Ahead

The February 2023 riots reflect the pains of a country going through a profound transition. Suriname is struggling through economic difficulties while still waiting for its oil taps to open meaningfully…

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A Global Americans Review of Escaping the Governance Trap

According to Shenai, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala are entangled in a governance trap, which he defines as “a path-dependent equilibrium in which weak states with contested authority fail to penetrate civil society and achieve self-sustaining economic growth

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