Etienne Ys

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Etienne Ys
Born (1962-02-26) February 26, 1962 (age 52)
Curaçao

Etienne Nestor Ys (born 26 February 1962) is a Netherlands Antilles politician.

Ys was born in Curaçao. He has served as Prime Minister on two occasions - from 3 June 2002 to 22 July 2003 and from 3 June 2004 to 26 March 2006. Prior to that Ys was Minister of Finance of the Netherlands Antilles from 1994–1995, and then commissioner of the island territory of Curaçao.[1]

He is a member of the centrist Partido Antia Restrukturá (Party for a Restructured Antilles), which is based on the island of Curaçao.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Etienne Ys". Home RUG > Home Alumni > Alumni Relations & Fundraising > Famous graduates (in Dutch). Groningen: University of Groningen. July 24, 2006. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
Preceded by
Miguel Arcangel Pourier
Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles
2002–2003
Succeeded by
Ben Komproe
Preceded by
Mirna Louisa-Godett
Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles
2004—2006
Succeeded by
Emily de Jongh-Elhage