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Nederlandse Antillen (Female Suffrage 1948) Dutch External territory, a largely self-governing federation with autonomy 1954-2010. Aruba became a seperate entity in 1986 and Sint Maartin and Curacao in 2010.

Also see Nederladse Antillen Parliamet

1970-77 Minister of Health and Environment Lucinda E. da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws
1971-77 Minister of Welfare, Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation
1977 Minister Presidente and Minister of General Affairs
At the time the ministry of General Affairs covered Foreign Affairs and Defence. She was Vice-President of The Nationale Volkepartij 1971-76. Member of the Raad van Advies, the Council of Advisors around 2005. She is the widow of Dr. M.F. da Costa Gomez (1907-66), Premier of the state 1951-54. She lived (1929-2016).

1977-79 Minister of Education Faustiana M. Frank

1982-83 Minister of Economy Maria L. Ph. Liberia-Peters
1984-86 Minister Presidente, Minister of General Affairs and the Interior, Minister of Health and Environment (20.9-1.1)
1988-93 Minister Presidente, Minister of General Affairs and Interior (17.5-25.11.)
Health Councillor 1977-78 and Acting Lieutenant-Governor of Curaçau 1982, Chairperson of the Nationale Volkspartij/Partido Nashional de Peuplo (PNP) 1984-98 and 2001-04. (b. 1941-).

1982 Minister of Health and Environment M. Croes
1982 Minister of Economic Affairs
1982-84 Minister of Welfare, Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation

1987 Minister of Education and Culture L.A. Bajedo-Richardson

1989-2002 Deputy Governor R.M. de Paula
Rosemary de Paula.

1992-94 Minister of Justice Mr. S. F.C. Camelia-Römer
1993 Acting Minister Presidente (26.11-28.12)
1998-99 Minister Presidente and Minister of General Affairs (May-8.11.)
1999-2002 Vice-Minister Presidente, Minister of Economy and the National Recovery Plan
Also known as Suzy Römer, her full name is Suzanne Suzanne Francisco Coromoto. In 1993 she acted as Premier after the resignation of Mrs. Libera-Peters. She later took over as leader of the Partido Nashional di Pueplo until she resigned in 2002 and joined a private company. In 2015 she was appointed Minister of Trafic in Curacau. (b. 1959-).

1992 Secretary of State of General Affairs of the Minister Presidente Mr. I.V. Pikerie
1992-94 Secretary of State of Finance
2002-03 Vice-Premier and Minister of Health and Social Development
Tilly Pikerie was Commissioner of General Affairs of Curaçao 1998-2002. (b. 1961-).

1994-98 Minister of Welfare, Development, Co-operation, Women's and Humanitarian Affairs Simona E. Strauss-Maarsera (Third in Cabinet)
From 1998 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee of Health and Environment and Vice-Chairperson of the Committee of Education, Women, Youth and Welfare.

1994-98 Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport dr. Martha B. van der Kroef-Dijkhoof

1994-97 Secretary of State of the Minister President for Constitutional Affairs L.V. Sneek-Gibbs
1997-98 Secretary of state for General Affairs by the Minister President

1999-2001 Minister of Interior, Labour and Social Affairs Lucille A. George-Wout
Chairperson of the Staten (Assembly) 1994-98 and Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee of Household Affairs 1998-99 and Governor of Curaçao from 2013. (b. 1950-).

1996-98 Minister Health and Environment and Deputizing for the Minister of Social Affairs Beatriz J. Doran-Scoop
1998 Vice-Minister Presidente (March-June)
Curaçao Council and President of the MAN party - Movimento Antias Nobo - Nieuwe Antilliaanse Beweging, MP 1983-85 and 1995-98.

2002-10 Vice-Governor mr. A.P. van der Pluijm-Vrede
2010- Vice-Governor of Curaçao

Adèle van der Pluijm is a lawyer and member of a member of board of directors of private companies. (b. 1952-).

2002 Minister of Interior, Labour and Social Affairs Magda Rafaël
Commissioner of Finance and Education of Curaçao since 2002.

2002-03 Minister of Education and Culture E.S. de Jongh-Elhage
2006- 10 Minister-President, Minister of General Affairs and External Relations
Emly was Commissioner of Public works and Public Housing of Curaçao 1998-99, Commissioner of Education, Sport and Cultural Affairs 1999-2002 and Commissioner of Public Enterprises and Public Housing 2004-05. From 2005 Leader of De Partido Antia Restrukturá (PAR). In 2010 her party became the largest in the elections for the new Parliament of the Land of Curaçao, but someone else became Prime Minister.

2002-10 Minister of Finance drs. E.T.M de Lannooy
2003 Acting Minister of Education
2004-10 Deputy Minister Presidente
2009-10 Minister of Health and Social Affairs
From 2004 Leader of the Nationale Volkspartij/Partido Nashional de Peuplo (PNP), which only got one seat in the 2010-elections but she remained in the government. Ersilia de Lannooy is known as ‘Zus’/Sister

2002 Secretary of State of Interior Maria Buncamper-Molanus

2003-06 Minister of Public Health and Social Development Joan Theodora-Brewster

2003-04 Minister-President, Minister of General Affairs and External Relations Mirna Louisa-Godett (11.08-03.06)
2004 Acting Minister of Justice
The sister of the Leader of Frente Obrero Liberashon 30 di Mei (FOL) Anthony Godett, who could not become Premier because he is charged with corruption and fraud. Married to a member of the Legislature for FOL, Johnny Louisa. (b. 1954-).

2004-06 and 2009-10 Minister of Traffic, Transport and Telecommunication Omayra Leeflang
2006- Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
2008-09 Minister of Health and Social Affairs
Fouder and leader of the Un Korsou Hustu party in Curacau in 2016.

2004-06 Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Maritsa Silberie

2004-10 State Secretary of Finance in charge of the Solidarity Fund Shamara Nicholson-Linzey
2010 State Secretary of Constitutional Affairs

2006 Minister of Health and Social Affairs Sandra Smith
Member of the WIPM of the Island of Saba.

2006-10 Deputy Minister-Plenipotentiary in The Netherlands Mavis Brooks-Salmon
The Minister-Plenipotentiary (Gevolmachtigd Minister
van De Nederlandse Antillen) and his/her deputy participates in the deliberations of the Dutch Council of Ministers whenever Kingdom affairs are discussed, and can also be afforded the opportunity to attend the debates on the Bill in the States-General

2007-08 State Secretary of Health in charge of Medical Care in the Outlying Islands and Bonaire Joan A. Smart-Berkel

2009-10 Minister of Justice Magali Jacoba
Deputy Governor Curaçau 2007-09.

 
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