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Alexis is new CARICOM deputy general secretary

Alexis is new CARICOM deputy general secretary

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), will have new Deputy Secretary General as of Monday, November 1.

He is Dr Armstrong Alexis of St Lucia.

Alexis is new CARICOM deputy general secretary
Dr Armstrong Alexis (FILE)

Alexis was previously at the United Nations Development Programme where he has had a distinguished career in the Caribbean, the Pacific and Africa rising to the level of Deputy Resident Representative in Namibia.

The new Deputy Secretary General brings a wealth of experience to the post having served as well with the Commonwealth Secretariat and at a high level in the public service of his native St Lucia.

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr Carla Barnett, in welcoming Alexis said “he is an experienced international public servant who brings a solid record of performance at a high level. The Community and the Secretariat will undoubtedly benefit from his skills and vast experience. I am looking forward to him joining the team at the Secretariat as we continue to strive to provide effective and efficient service to the Community”. (CMC)