MAN presents its candidate ministers

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WILLEMSTAD – The winner of the elections, MAN, finally presented its candidate ministers for the new government of Curaçao. The blue party proposes for Kenneth Gijsbertha to be the new Minister of Finance. Elsa Rozendal as the new Minister of Education, Science, Culture, and Sports. Eunice Eisden as the new Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague and More...

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