Chinese immigration to this country of half a million people is surging, and this has raised great concern among the Surinamese. There is a wide economic gap burgeoning between Suriname's native citizens and Chinese immigrants. The Chinese come seeking prosperity, and don't plan on leaving anytime soon.

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Suriname, with its pristine environment, has become a pawn in a new Great Game as the balance of power in the Americas shifts from the United States toward China.

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February 14, 2013 /
James Whitlow Delano
Award-winning photojournalist James Whitlow Delano visits South Dakota State University to discuss his recent work in South America and Asia.
January 30, 2013 / The Quarterly Review
James Whitlow Delano
Award-winning photojournalist James Whitlow Delano reports on China's expansion into the South American country of Suriname.