Published On: Mon, Mar 10th, 2014

PAIS wants transparency on party financing

Alex RosariaWILLEMSTAD - The political party and coalition partner PAIS wants transparency on party funding and has therefore submitted a bill proposal to parliament. According to party officials, there is sufficient legislation in this area, it is almost impossible to inspect funding to parties, especially during political campaigns. Political parties don’t grant access to their books.

PAIS now believes that political parties should be registered at the Chamber of Commerce as associations or foundations, so that an inspection of the books can take place. Transparency International also noted that if a party funding is a black hole in Curacao. This organization was investigating corruption in Curacao.

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