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Government of Curaçao, after seven weeks of cases

Government of Curaçao, after seven weeks of cases

The government of Curaçao is the Sunday following more than seven weeks cases. That has prime minister Hensley Koeiman Sunday evening (local time) confirmed.

Sunday afternoon said that two members of Pueblo Soberano, the party of the murdered politician Helmin Wiels, their support to Koeimans government that the coalition its majority lost. The group does not agree with the vision of the government about the development of the spatial planning on the island.

After one of the group’s confidence in Koeiman had terminated, was offered the prime minister the resignation of his government to the governor.

According Koeiman will be on the 28th of april new elections are held. On 5 October were the last elections held in Curacao. Then won the party Koeiman, MAN, with a difference of slightly more than 300 votes in the elections of the MFF, the party of former prime minister Gerrit Schotte.

New government

Schotte is now, in turn, was ready and waiting for a new government to form. He now has a covenant formed a majority in the Curacao parliament, eleven of the 21 seats.

The governor must make a decision or that he can govern, or that new elections are coming.

In addition, there is still a lawsuit against Schotte in which he is accused of official bribery, forgery and money laundering. Last year he was previously sentenced to three years in prison and exclusion from the passive right to vote. Schotte went in appeal, there is still no new return is determined.

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