Published On: Wed, Sep 26th, 2012

Spies: “Governor is doing what he’s suppose to do”

WILLEMSTAD - The Governor, according to Minister Liesbeth Spies (Kingdom Relations) is taking the right steps to bring the democratic process back on track. "The governor has responded to the will of the majority," says Spies.

According to Spies, the basic principle applies in any democracy that the majority in parliament controls the government like it or not. Therefore, the Government Schotte has to follow this rule, according to Spies.

Minister unworthy
Demissionary Minister Carlos Monk’s video which was spread stating that the formation of the interim government is a coup of an imaginary parliament 'on the side of the extreme right, which is supported by the Dutch government, is unworthy according to Minister Spies. Schotte did not condemn the video, instead, he stressed that it was a personal action of Monk.

Kingdom Council of Ministers’ meeting
This Friday is the Kingdom Council of Ministers’ meeting, the agenda is the instructions of Curacao and the financial situation of our island. Whether there will be a general measure against Curacao, the minister cannot and will not speculate. Spies emphasize that Curaçao is not only going through problems with its democracy but is also facing major financial problem.

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