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president of Suriname

Désiré Bouterse, President of Suriname.

Background

Bouterse, Désiré was born on October 13, 1945 in Domburg, Suriname.

Career

Army officer, co-founder and head Nationale Militaire Raad-Nuclear magnetic resonance, 1980—1982. Head of state Suriname, 1982—1988. Commander-in-chief Suriname National Army, Paramaribo, 1982—1988, 1991.

Advisor to the state Government of Suriname, 1996—2000. Parliamentarian National Assembly, Suriname, 2000—2009. President Republic of Suriname, since 2010.

Member National Democratic Party, Suriname. Leader Mega Combination Coalition, Suriname.