WILLEMSTAD, Curacao:— The political developments in Curacao have taken a new high, on Thursday afternoon after MP Jacinta Constancia (MFK) walked up to the Chairlady of parliament Giselle McWilliam (MAN) and dealt her a heavy blow in the face causing her to lose a tooth.
Police have since detained Constancia who told reporters that she does not know what went to her head, however, she will bear the consequences of her actions and also resign from parliament and turn her seat over to the party on which she was elected.
All of the hype that led to Thursday’s physical attack started since the MAN lost their majority last Sunday and the government of Curacao requested that the government of St. Maarten dissolve the parliament of St. Maarten and call for new elections that are scheduled for April 28th.
According to information provided SMN News, this is not the first time Constancia got involved with police that she even has an ongoing criminal case. Constancia was imprisoned in 20015 she was charged embezzlement, money laundering, forgery, and swindling. The case brought against Constancia was about the purchase of mouth mask which not delivered. Constancia was accused of swindling over Euros 150,000 (NAF 300,000.00) while she was the Minister of Health. The case is known as the Dubinum case where NAF. 365,000.00 was paid for the surgical masks which were never delivered.
Source: St. Martin News Network
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