The Minister of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce that, after considering the recommendations of the ministry, the Cabinet of Grenada has approved the composition of Grenada’s diplomatic representation for the upcoming cycle.
Hereunder are the postings of the following diplomats:
Yolande Smith, currently the Deputy Consul General in Miami, is now appointed as Ambassador to the United States of America, and Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States.
Dianne Perrotte, currently the Attaché at the Mission in Washington, DC, is now appointed as Deputy Consul-General in Miami.
Kisha Grant, former Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, and currently an officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been assigned as the Non-Resident High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Abbie David, who holds a PhD in International Relations from the China Foreign Affairs University, has been appointed as Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. From August to November 2018, she is assigned to the Grenada’s Mission to the United Nations in New York. She will assume office in Beijing in December.
Michael Mitchell, Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been appointed as Chargé d’ Affaires at the Grenada Mission in Beijing, China, from August to December 2018.
The effective date and duration of the term of office of all the foregoing appointments are to be notified in each case, with the exception of Michael Mitchell, Chargé d’ Affaires in Beijing.
The diplomatic representatives in the following capitals remain the same:
- Havana, Cuba
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Brussels, Belgium
- Toronto, Canada
The minister wishes to thank the nation for its support, as the ministry, and by extension the Government of Grenada, strives to ensure that Grenada has the most effective diplomatic representation possible, consistent with the Ministry’s mission of “providing an integrated set of Diplomatic services for promoting Grenada’s national interests and protecting its status as a nation.”
Minister of Foreign Affairs