Edwin Abath

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Edwin Bibiano Abath
Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba
In office
1 November 2009 – 13 November 2013
Preceded by Frido Croes
Succeeded by Alfonso Boekhoudt
Personal details
Born (1958-12-02) 2 December 1958 (age 58)
Political party Aruban People's Party

Edwin Bibiano Abath (born 2 December 1958) is an Aruban politician and former singer who served as Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba from 1 November 2009 to 13 November 2013.[1] From 1999 until 2005 he was a Member of Parliament for the Aruban People's Party in the Estates of Aruba. He represented Aruba as a singer in the 1988 OTI Festival.[2]


Abath was born in Aruba, one of the Caribbean islands of the Lesser Antilles and a country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. After he finished havo on Aruba, he went to Nijmegen in the Netherlands to study logopaedics. He practiced as a logopaedic in Aruba's hospital.[2]


In 1988 he collaborated with Venezuelan pop singer Devorah Sasha in the single "Simplemente Así" sung in both English and Spanish.


  1. ^ "Gevolmachtigde minister" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Arubahuis.nl - CV Gevolmachtigde Minister van Aruba