On nominations for Central Bank Supervisory Board
Honourable Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams who is currently in Curacao on a working visit, drafted identical letters along with Curacao Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte to send to the Governors of Curacao and Sint Maarten regarding both governments’ nominations for the supervisory board of the Central Bank.
With respect to Sint Maarten’s nominations, the Council of Ministers ratified the nominations on December 14, and when candidate Ralph Richardson withdrew, on April 19, the nomination of Jairo Bloem was approved.
Sint Maartens two other nominees are Robbie Ferron and Marciela Illidge.
Curacao has nominated N. Navarro, G. Camelia and R. Maduro on March 23. Both countries according to Prime Minister Wescot will issue national decrees with the six members.
With respect to the position of chair person, the bank charter stipulates that this should be a joint decision and it was agreed that the finance ministers will consult further on this.