Left-wing nationalism
|Political position||Left-wing|
|Colours||Dark red, orange, cream|
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Sovereign People (Dutch: Souverein Volk, Papiamento: Pueblo Soberano) is a political party in Curaçao founded in 2005 by Helmin Wiels and Harold Willems. The party aims for complete independence of Curaçao outside the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In 2012 Helmin Wiels stated that Curaçao could become independent within 10 years.
In the Curaçao 2010 elections, Pueblo Sobrerano won 4 seats and became part of the governing coalition of the Cabinet Schotte on 10 October 2010. It became the largest party in the Estates of Curaçao after the Curaçao general election of 2012.
Pueblo Soberano was headed by Helmin Wiels until his murder in May 2013. On 14 December 2015, Jaime Córdoba was elected the new political leader of Pueblo Soberano and succeeded Helmin Wiels. He was the sole candidate in the party elections. PS won 2 seats in the 2016 and 1 in the 2017 elections. After the 2021 elections the PS lost all seats. The party opposes same-sex marriage.
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|Year||Leader||Votes||+/– votes||Seats||+/– seats||Government|
|2010||Helmin Wiels||13,886 (#3)||
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|2016||Jaime Córdoba||5,323 (#6)||14,392||
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|2021||Ben Whiteman||1,215 (#15)||2,814||
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The party participated in the Netherlands Antilles general elections as well as those of the Island council of Curaçao until the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles. The party held two seats of the 14-seat Curaçao constituency in the 22-seat Estates of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010, (after obtaining no seats in 2006).
The party won a single seat at the island council elections in Curaçao in 2007. At the 2010 elections, the party obtained 3 seats in the Island council, which became the estates of Curaçao on 10 October 2010.