Category: Leaders of Islands
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 »

Ralph Everard Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Ralph Everard Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Date of Birth: 8 August 1946 Marital Status: Married Education: 1966-69:   B.Sc. Economics, UWI 1969-71:   M.Sc. Government, UWI 1971-74:   Ph.D. Government, Victoria Univ. of Manchester, England 1981: Degree of Utter Barrister, Gray’s Inn, London, England Professional/Political Career: 1974-76:   Lecturer, Dept. of Government, UWI 1980: Visiting...Read More »

Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor-General of Saint Lucia

Governor-General of Saint Lucia

Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor-General of  Saint Lucia Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy was born in the southern village of Laborie and attended the Laborie Girls’ Primary and Mixed Infants School, from which she proceeded on a Javouhey Scholarship to St Joseph’s Convent in January 1960. On completion of her secondary education, she...Read More »