Edwin Abath

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
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. 1 2 Arubahuis.nl - CV Gevolmachtigde Minister van Aruba

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