The long-awaited list of Foreign Service Ambassadors was released minutes before newstime tonight.
The long-awaited list of Foreign Service Ambassadors was released minutes before newstime tonight. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the nominees are: Carlos Fuller, Designated Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Lynn Young, Ambassador Designate to the United States of America and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States; Oscar Arnold, Ambassador Designate to the United States of Mexico; Therese Rath, High Commissioner-designate to the United Kingdom; Ambassador Alexis Rosado, Ambassador-designate to the Kingdom of Belgium, the European Union and the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States; José Alpuche, Ambassador Designate to the Republic of Guatemala; Ambassador Cherie Nisbet, Ambassador-designate to the Republic of El Salvador; Ambassador Lou-Anne Burns Martinez, Ambassador-designate to the Republic of Cuba; Dr. Candice Pitts, Ambassador-designate to the Republic of China (Taiwan); Ambassador Amalia Mai, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, has also been appointed Non-Resident Ambassador Designate to SICA. In addition, His Excellency Lawrence Sylvestre will continue to serve as non-resident Ambassador of Belize to CARICOM. The statement noted that the nominees represent a cross section of the community and a mix of new and experienced professionals. In particular, 40% of the persons appointed are women.