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Suriname opposition parties near power following election

May 31, 2020 - Associated Press

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) - Four Surinamese parties have formed an alliance that would put them close to being able to choose the country's next president following elections that may have ended the rule of President Desi Bouterse.

While the Independent Electoral Bureau said it has counted 99.5 percent of the votes from the May 25 election, officials had not formally published the results as of Sundayand Bouterse - who faces criminal convictions both at home and in the Netherlands - had no...