- Suriname and Venezuela will work together more intensively . That's what President Desi Bouterse of Suriname and his colleague Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela agreed Friday with each other during a lightning visit of half a day Maduro to Paramaribo.
It was agreed among other things that Suriname will export more rice to Venezuela. Suriname can continue to rely on the so-called Petrocaribe deal in which Venezuela provides oil at an attractive price to Caribbean countries.
Suriname is one of those countries. Furthermore, Venezuela Suriname help with social housing.
This Bouterse could be more to their own homes every family in Suriname reach. In the last reign, he did not succeed.
Also in the field of health and education, the South American countries will work together. The presidents, who in his own words have a close friendship spoke of a historic meeting because according them special is that precisely at a time when the world is in crisis , countries strengthen their ties.
Bouterse and Maduro also discussed the border conflict that has Venezuela with Guyana , which is also a neighbor of Suriname.