By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A former coup leader, convicted drug trafficker and accused murderer was sworn in as Suriname's president Thursday, and shop owner Sunil Oemrawsingh was so appalled he couldn't even watch the ceremony - or understand why so few of his countrymen agreed with him.
"The trial goes on," said Jennifer Geerlings-Simons, the speaker of parliament and a close ally of the new president's.