June 13, 2022 | By Colin O. Jarrett | The Trinidad-based regional political analyst Derek Ramsamooj, who has been waiting to leave Suriname for nearly 2 years, has been rushed to hospital.
His wife Camille has informed that the veteran journalist in the Caribbean has been pleading to be allowed to leave the country to seek medical treatment overseas is experiencing high fever and severe headache.
According to his wife, the Suriname government has detained her husband for 75 days without charge in 2020 of which he spent over 2 weeks without access to legal counsel.
For reasons which have not been explained, his UK and Trinidad passports along with personal computer and cellphones have not been returned.
#SURINAME: The #Trinidad-based regional political analyst, Derek Ramsamooj, who has been waiting to leave here for nearly two years, has been rushed to hospital, his relatives have confirmed. pic.twitter.com/QT0beB9ko1
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