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Rafael Boasman

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Rafael Boasman
Rafael Boasman 2017
4th Prime Minister of Sint Maarten
In office
24 November 2017 – 15 January 2018
GovernorEugene Holiday
Preceded byWilliam Marlin
Succeeded byLeona Marlin-Romeo[1]
Personal details
Born (1953-06-05) 5 June 1953 (age 68)
Political partyUnited St. Maarten Party

Rafael A. Boasman (Aruba, born 5 June 1953)[2] was Prime Minister of Sint Maarten from 24 November 2017 to 15 January 2018.[3] From 20 December 2016 to 15 January 2018, Boasman was also the Minister of Justice.[4] He was also Minister of Healthcare, Social Development, and Labor from 7 September 2015 to 19 November 2015 and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications from 20 December 2016 to 4 April 2017.[5][4]

Boasman became Prime Minister after two motions of no confidence and an instruction by the Dutch Kingdom Council of Ministers to Governor Eugene Holiday to dismiss William Marlin with immediate effect on 24 November 2017.[6]


  1. ^ "Leona new prime minister, ministers take oath Mon". The Daily Herald. 12 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Verklaring ingevolge artikel 53 Landsverordering Registratie en Financien Politieke Partijen" (PDF) (in Dutch). Electoral Council of Sint Maarten. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  3. ^ "New Interim Council of Ministers sworn-in headed by Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo". Soualiga Newsday. 15 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Upgrade New Governing Operating System 21.0 to secure future Growth". SMN News. 20 December 2016.
  5. ^ "New ministers sworn in, Cabinet now complete". The Daily Herald. 8 September 2015.
  6. ^ "UPDATE Kingdom Government orders Marlin's dismissal". The Daily Herald. 24 November 2017.

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