St. Kitts and Nevis, along with 14 other members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), welcomed the newly appointed 8th Secretary General of CARICOM, Belizean diplomat, Dr. Carla Barnett.
A brief virtual ceremony streamed on Monday, August 16th was held for the Secretary-General.
Dr. Barnett, who is the first female and the first Belizean to be selected for the position, is a former CARICOM Deputy Secretary General, who also served as the vice president of the Belize Senate.
Here is an excerpt from her speech on Monday:
Dr. Carla Barnett.