Category: Leaders of Islands
Tallis Obed Moses, President of Vanuatu

President of Vanuatu

Tallis Obed Moses, President of Vanuatu (since Jul 6, 2017) Tallis Obed Moses (born c. 1954) is a ni-Vanuatu pastor who has been President of Vanuatu since 6 July 2017. Moses was originally from West Ambrym. He studied at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College in Australia from 1980 to 1981 and graduated with...Read More »

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor

President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor (Elected on Mar 20, 2017 with 57.1% of the vote) Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo (born 7 September 1954) is an East Timorese politician who will take office in 2017 as the first elected partisan President of East Timor. He is also the President of the Revolutionary...Read More »

Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti

President of Haiti

Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti (elected on Nov 20, 2016) Jovenel Moïse was born to a middle-class family in Trou-du-Nord, in Haiti’s Nord-Est department. He is the son of Etienne Moïse, a merchant, and Lucia Bruno, a seamstress. In July 1974, his family moved to Port-au-Prince, where he attended the Don Durélin National School,...Read More »

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles

First Lady of Seychelles

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles (wife of James Michel) Mrs Michel was born on August 18, 1977 and grew up with her family on Praslin. She attended primary and secondary schools on the island and did further studies on Mahe before going on to specialised training in Singapore and the United Kingdom, where she...Read More »

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015)

President of Fiji

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015) Major General Jioji Konousi Konrote, OF, MC, better known as George Konrote (born December 26, 1947), is a Fijian politician and retired Major-General of the Fiji Military who was elected as President of Fiji in October 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Konrote...Read More »

Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus

President of Northern Cyprus

Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akıncı (Turkish pronunciation: [born 28 December 1947) is a Turkish Cypriot politician serving as the current President of Northern Cyprus. He took office in April 2015. An architect by profession, Akıncı became the first elected mayor of the Nicosia Turkish Municipality in 1976 at the age of...Read More »

Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda

Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda

Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda Rodney is the son of Ernest Emmanuel Williams, the former Antigua Labour Party (ALP) parliamentary representative for the St Paul constituency. He is a medical doctor by profession. He entered politics in 1984 as the Member of Parliament for St Paul constituency, that had been previously...Read More »

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu (since Aug 1, 2013) Enele Sosene Sopoaga (born 10 February 1956) is a Tuvaluan diplomat and politician who has been Prime Minister of Tuvalu since 2013. Sopoaga was elected to Parliament in the 2010 general election. He served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the...Read More »

Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica

Prime Minister of Jamaica

The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II. Portia Simpson Miller,  Prime Minister of Jamaica (since Jan 6, 2012) Portia Simpson Miller was born in Wood Hall, St. Catherine and attended the Marlie Hill Primary School , St. Martin’s High School and the Union Institute, Miami Florida where she read for a Bachelors Degree in Public...Read More »

Gordon Darcy Lilo, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands

Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands

Gordon Darcy Lilo, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands (since Nov 16, 2011) Constituency: Gizo/ Kolombangara, Western Province Contact Address: Ministry of Environment and Conservation P.O. Box G13 Honiara Solomon Islands. Phone: +677 28611/ 22453 Fax: +677 28735 Parliamentary Service Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for Gizo/ Kolombangara Constituency in 5 December 2001....Read More »

Peter O'Neill, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

Peter O’Neill, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter Charles Paire O’Neill, CMG (born February 13, 1964) is a Papua New Guinean politician and the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea since 2011. Peter O’Neill was born in Laiagam, Pangia, Southern Highlands Province. O’Neill’s father, Brian O’Neill, was an Australian-born magistrate. His mother, Awambo Yari, a Papua...Read More »

Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados

Prime Minister and Governor-General of Barbados

Freundel Stuart is the current and seventh Prime Minister of Barbados He succeeded David Thompson, who died on 23 October 2010 of pancreatic cancer. A member of the Democratic Labour Party, Freundel Stewart is a graduate of the University of the West Indies with degrees in Political Science and Law. He is a practicing...Read More »

Prime Minister of Curaçao

Bernard Whiteman, Prime Minister of Curaçao (sworn in on Sept 1, 2015) He was a Minister of Public Health, Environment and Nature since 31 December 2012 in the Asjes-Cabinet and the Hodge-Cabinet before taking the post, retaining the position after becoming prime minister.   Gerrit Schotte, Former Prime Minister of Curaçao Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on...Read More »

Sarah Wescot-Williams, Prime Minister of Sint Maarten (St. Martin)

Prime Minister of Sint Maarten

Sarah Wescot-Williams, Prime Minister of Sint Maarten (St. Martin) Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, resulting in two new constituent countries, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, with the other islands joining the Netherlands as special municipalities. Sarah Wescot-Williams is the leader of the Democratic Party of Sint Maarten and the first Prime Minister...Read More »

Governor-General & Prime Minister of Bahamas

Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor-General of Bahamas (sworn in on April 14, 2010) Arthur Alexander Foulkes was born at Mathew Town, Inagua, 11 May 1928, son of the late Dr. William A. Foulkes and Mrs. Julie Foulkes nee Maisonneuve. He was educated at public schools in Mathew Town and in Nassau and first worked at...Read More »