Elections in Curaçao postponed by hurricane
The elections on Curaçao that Friday would be postponed in connection with the hurricane Matthew that Thursday evening about how the country is going through.
Curaçao is since Thursday plagued by heavy rain from the hurricane that north of the island mauthner also had a life. Therefore, the elections Friday not take place, according to the government, after consultation with the Meteorological Service.
Before the government of Curacao in the decision announced, we have spoken with the leaders of all parties to the election to participate. That agreed with the postponement, but wanted to not that the later would be October 5th.
Curaçao is preparing now for the expected heavy rainfall. Friday, all schools close. Also several companies have announced to close their doors. Residents have been advised to ensure sufficient food and to stay at home as the torrential rain across the island pulling.