Antillenhuis lowers flag

THE HAGUE — After a last performance of the Antillean national anthem at the Antillenhuis in The Hague, members of the Royal Military Police lowered the flag of the Netherlands Antilles this afternoon at three o’clock.

“It is strange. As of Sunday, we no longer say: we are from Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, but we were born on Curaçao, or St. Maarten” according to the Minister Plenipotentiary Marcel van der Plank, who cordially thanked the staff of the Antillenhuis and in particular director Robert Candelaria.

The Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba, Edwin Abath spoke of an emotional moment. “I am emotional. It is a moment on which one thinks back on a relation of so many years between the islands mutually.”
The employees of the future Curaçao-house will meanwhile prepare themselves for the arrival of the Minister Plenipotentiary Sheldry Osepa. “I’ve only met him once or twice, but I have the impression we can realize a good cooperation. In any case, to me he seems to be someone who is capable of listening”, says Candelaria.

8 October 2010

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