Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr the Rt Hon. Keith Mitchell, is due to take over as the new Chairman of CARICOM from 1 July 2017, for 6 months.
A statement released by the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat says Prime Minister Mitchell will replace Guyana’s president David Granger, the new chairman.
Granger has just replaced Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit who just completed his 6-month stint.
Prime Ministers Mitchell and Skerrit, along with President Granger, comprise the Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM.
Prime Minister Mitchell will serve as the new CARICOM chair from 1 July to December 2017.
The chair of CARICOM is selected in accordance with a rotation system.