President of Suriname

President Desire Bouterse of SurinameDesire Bouterse

Date of Birth: 13 October 1945
Birth Place: Domburg, Suriname
Political Party: National Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 12 August 2010
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: Army Officer


Desire Bouterse was born in Domburg, Suriname, in 1945. Desire Bouterse is the current President of Suriname. Before being elected president in 2010, he was part of the military regime who held control in Suriname from 1980 up until the early 1990's.

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Updated on: January 16th, 2014

Former President of Suriname

Ronald VenetiaanRonald Venetiaan

Date of Birth: 18 June 1936
Birth Place: Paramaribo, Suriname
Political Party: National Party of Suriname
Arrival in Power: 12 August 2010
Religion: 12 August 2000
Profession: NA