Book for all primary schools
The reason for this book is to educate the children about the history of Aruba so they can understand the present and define their own future.
The Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Culture, Mrs. Xiomara Ruiz-Maduro emphasized that is very important for the young generation to know what Betico did for Aruba. This book will be distributed to all primary schools in Aruba, teachers from classes 1, 2 and 3 will receive a copy each, while the students from classes 4, 5 and 6 will each receive a book to take home.
‘Danki na Dje’
The book covers the story of Betico Croes, his professional and political career and his ability to bring the community together. ‘Danki na Dje’ contains famous phrases of Betico Croes and information about his achievements for Aruba.
Minister Ruiz-Maduro is grateful to the National Holidays Celebration Commission, the “Ken ta Betico” Commission, Mr. Manolo Giel, Ministry of General Affairs and Ministry of Culture for the creation of this book.