by Kevon Browne
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Her Excellency Jacinth Henry-Martin has been officially appointed St. Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to the United States of America, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.
Ambassador Henry-Martin paid a courtesy call on the Federal Cabinet to share her networking opportunities with international agencies to assist line ministries in our Federation, opportunities for agricultural, financial, and climate resiliency assistance and the vast opportunities and resources that the Washington D.C.-based Embassy can provide to the Government and people of St Kitts and Nevis.
The Ambassador shared that her commitment to defending the interests of the government and people is unswerving and delivering on the mandate entrusted to her as Ambassador to the USA and as Permanent Representative to the OAS”.
Jacinth Henry-Martin has served the Federation in various ways, including her tenure as an elected parliamentarian from 2000 to 2004 as the Minister for Information, Culture, Sports, and Youth. In the area of culture, hosted the VII Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA VII) in 2000; in sports, led the Federation to a successful bid to host the 2004 World Cup Cricket.
Additionally, she served:
*as Chief of Staff of the Secretary General of the OAS
*in 2016 appointed Advisor to the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS
*served as Chief of two OAS electoral observation missions to OAS Member States and as a member of a three-member electoral observation delegation.
Henry-Martin now serves the Federation as Ambassador to the USA and Permanent Representative to the OAS.
She holds a Master of Arts in Technical and Specialized Translation from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom and is fluent in three languages.