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SURINAME

The Republic of Suriname is a constitutional democracy based on the 1987 constitution. The legislative branch of government consists of a 51-member unicameral National Assembly, simultaneously and popularly elected for a five-year term. The last election was held in 2001.

The executive branch is headed by the president, who is elected by a two-thirds majority of the National Assembly or, failing that, by a majority of the People's Assembly, for a five-year term
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
President Venetiaan, Runaldo Ronald
Vice President Ajodhia, Jules Rattankoemar
Min. of Agriculture & Fishing Panday, Geetapersad Gangaram
Min. of Defense Assen, Ronald
Min. of Education & Human Development Sandriman, Walter
Min. of Finance Hildenberg, Humphrey
Min. of Foreign Affairs Levens, Marie
Min. of Health Khudabux, Mohamed Rakieb
Min. of Home Affairs Joella-Sewnundun, Urmila
Min. of Justice & Police Gilds, Siegfried
Min. of Labor Marica, Clifford
Min. of Natural Resources Demon, Franco Rudy
Min. of Planning & Development Cooperation Raghoebarsingh, Keremchand
Min. of Public Works Balesar, Dewanand
Min. of Regional Development Russel, Romeo van
Min. of Social Affairs  
Min. of Trade & Industry  
Min. of Transportation, Communication, & Tourism Castelen, Guno
Pres., Central Bank Telting, Andre
Ambassador to the US Illes, Henry
Permanent Representative to the UN Klein-Loemban Tobing, Irma