PARAMARIBO, Suriname - Suriname's newly elected president, former dictator Desi Bouterse, is ailing from an undisclosed illness and has temporarily ceded power to his vice president in the South American country.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - A former coup leader, convicted drug trafficker and accused murderer swore to uphold the country's laws at his inauguration Thursday without mentioning concerns in Suriname and abroad about his return to power - this time through the democratic process.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is a no-show as the former dictator of Suriname is being sworn in as president.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - A former coup leader, convicted drug trafficker and accused murderer was sworn in as Suriname's president Thursday in a ceremony avoided by all the hemisphere's other leaders.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - Incoming president and former dictator Desi Bouterse said through a spokesman Tuesday that he will not interfere in his ongoing trial for the massacre of political opponents during his military regime.
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