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Suriname gets new president, faces economic crisis

Jul. 13, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

WAGENINGEN, Netherlands (AP) — Suriname's newly elected parliament chose a former police chief as the country's president on Monday to replace Desiree “Desi” Bouterse, who faces a murder conviction at home and a drug smuggling sentence abroad. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, better known as...