Published On: Mon, May 6th, 2013

President Samuel expresses condolences to the people and parliament of Curacao

SamuelPHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President of Parliament Hon. drs. Rodolphe Samuel on behalf of the Parliament of Sint Maarten, expresses his heartfelt condolences to the people and Parliament of Curacao with respect to the murder of Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Helmin Wiels.

MP Wiels was the Leader of the Curacao coalition party Pueblo Soberano (PS).

President expressed shock of hearing about the murder and said that the people of Sint Maarten were also in a similar state as well.

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the family, friends, colleague MPs on Curacao and the people.  This is a senseless murder.

“This type of violence regarding a Member of Parliament is unacceptable in a democratic peaceful society. On behalf of the parliament and people of Sint Maarten, we wish the people of Curacao and its leaders much strength as they try to come to grips with what has happened within their society,” President of Parliament Hon. Rodolphe Samuel said on Monday.

Image: President of Parliament Hon. Rodolphe Samuel.

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