PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Prime Minister Hon. Marcel Gumbs on Thursday forwarded a letter of support to the Prime Minister of Aruba Hon. Mike Eman in connection with the untimely death of Aruban citizen Mitch Henriquez (42).
Gumbs in his letter to the Aruban Prime Minister expressed his condolences on behalf of the Government and people of Sint Maarten to the family, friends, the Government and people of Aruba.
Prime Minister Gumbs also stated in his letter to Eman that the Government of Sint Maarten is prepared to support Aruba’s call for an independent investigation by a commission into the death of Mitch Henriquez.
Such a commission would investigate what transpired and hold those responsible by seeking justice.
Sint Maarten is also prepared to support the candidacy of an Aruban to be a part of the independent commission.
The letter was also copied to Aruba’s Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague, the Netherlands Hon. Alfonso Boekhoudt.