Carlos Trinidad sworn in as minister of BPD

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday morning Carlos Trinidad was sworn in at the governor’s palace as Minister of Administration, Planning and Service (BPD) for the political party Pueblo Soberano in the presence of his family, Minister-President Gerrit Schotte and Minister Carlos Monk of Education, Science, Culture and Sports.

A master plan, which unfolds the vision of the future for Curaçao, is one of the most important tasks he will be working on, said the new minister after he was sworn in yesterday. Former minister of BPD Carlos Monk presented the transitional report to Trinidad. The report contains the current state of affairs at the ministry.

Trinidad is the fourth PS-minister in two years’ time to hold this post. Norman Girigorie, Lia Willems and Carlos Monk had first ruled over the ministry. Carlos Monk was transferred to the Ministry of Education when Lionel Jansen handed in his resignation last March.
Trinidad comes from the private sector, where he was in charge of a real estate agent’s office. He is married and has three children. 

Curacao Immigration card goes fully digital

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is collaborating with the Government of Curaçao and Curaçao International Airport to switch fully to an online immigration card in a continuing effort to simplify travel to Curaçao.

Motion to transfer management law enforcement to The Hague

THE HAGUE–Separating management of and authority for of law enforcement in St. Maarten, and seeing if the Netherlands could take over this task for a period of five years to strengthen this sector, was the essence of a motion filed by Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam of the Christian Democratic Party CDA during the handling of the draft 2020 budget for Kingdom Relations in the Second Chamber last week Thursday.

Balie vestiging CuraƧao weer normaal geopend

WILLEMSTAD - De balie (Front Office) van de vestiging Curaçao van het Hof van Justitie is vandaag weer op de normale tijden bereikbaar. De administratie afdeling (Back Office) is vanaf 13:00 uur weer beschikbaar.