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New government takes office in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — The new government in Curacao, headed by the new Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman of the political party MAN, took the oath of office last Friday at the Governor’s Palace.

The new government in Curacao headed by Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman (second right front row)

There was previously some doubt as to the date on which the new government and Wednesday, December 28, was suggested as the effective day. However, according to a press release from the office of the Governor, they chose to hold the ceremony as early as possible.

The new cabinet consists of Hensley Koeiman as prime minister, Kenneth Gijsbertha, the finance minister, Elsa Rozendal is Minister of education, science, culture and sport, Zita Jesus-Leito is minister for health, environment and nature, Eugene Rhuggenaath remains minister economic of development, Suzy Camelia-Romer also remains as minister of traffic, transport and spatial planning, Ornelio Martina is the new minister of justice, Ruthmilda Larmonie Cecilia comes into the ministry of planning and service and Jaime Cordoba becomes social minister of development, labour and welfare.

Republished with permission of the Curacao Chronicle