The Hon Dr Denzil Llewellyn Douglas, Prime Minister
The Hon Dr Denzil Llewellyn Douglas is serving his third term in office as Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis following his success at the general election in October 2004. He was sworn in as the country’s second Prime Minister in July 1995, and was re-elected in March 2000.
Dr Douglas is also concurrently Minister of Finance, Sustainable Development and Human Resource Development.
He is currently Chairperson of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and had earlier served as Chair of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States.
Dr Douglas became Leader of the Labour Party in 1989 and Leader of the Opposition in the St Kitts and Nevis National Assembly. He was Deputy Chairperson of the Labour Party from 1987 to 1989.
Before entering politics, Dr Douglas was in private medical practice and served as President of the St Kitts–Nevis Medical Association in the late 1980s.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Science, with qualifications in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the West Indies.
Dr Douglas was born on 14 January 1953 in St Paul’s, St Kitts.
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