Paramaribo Fors & Againsts


  • A lot of entertainments, cafes, restaurants and places to relax with friends or just to have a good time
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy
  • Clean air without pollution
  • Average monthly expenses are pretty low
  • Feel free to communicate with local in English
  • Current weather is warm
  • Mild weather conditions throughout all the year


  • Students do not score enough for the average educational level
  • Internet is a serious problem when it comes to work or communicate with family and friends
  • Pretty dangerous
  • Very hot and damp climate
  • Not appropriate for families with children
  • Slow-moving Internet
  • Women have to be careful especially alone
  • Bad atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Realy heavy traffic with bad road conditions
  • Not favorable business environment
  • Freedom of speech is quite limited

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