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Fernando Soria Sejas

In Santa Cruz, Adrián Barbero provided details about the process of relocating Mennonites from Bolivia to Suriname. He stated that it was the government of Suriname that contacted him, and after a nearly two-year process of socialization, they approved the development of an agricultural project....

The Surinamese government approved the arrival of 50 families for an agricultural project starting with 30,000 hectares (twice Suriname's annual deforestation rate) and projecting up to 300,000 hectares, according to Terra Invest, the company responsible for bringing the Mennonites from Bolivia. Surinamese indigenous people question...