Published On: Wed, Aug 15th, 2018

Alejandro ‘Jandi’ Paula died at the age of 81

jandi-paulaWILLEMSTAD - Alejandro Jandi Paula passed away. Paula was a politician for the National People’s Party (PNP) and in 1994 Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles for several months during the interim government.

He was also director of the National Archive and taught at the University of the Netherlands Antilles where he also served as a rector for some time.

In 2011 Peter Stuyvesant College, where Paula taught, was named after him at the request of the then Minister of Culture, Education and Sports Rene Rosalia. This caused a commotion in the community because many people wanted to keep the old name. Paula was 81 years old and had been struggling with health problems for some time.

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