Jeannine Compton-Antoine

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Jeannine Compton-Antoine is a Saint Lucian politician who represented the Micoud North constituency in the House of Assembly from 2007 to 2011. She won the seat for the United Workers Party in a 2007 by-election.[1] Compton-Antoine resigned from the United Workers Party in 2011 and continued to serve as an independent MP.[2] She lost the seat in the 2011 general election.[3]

In July 2012, she was selected to be chair of the International Whaling Commission.[4]

Jeannine Compton-Antoine is the daughter of John Compton, former Prime Minister of Saint Lucia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Compton's daughter wins by-election". Jamaica Gleaner. 28 November 2007. Retrieved 12 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "ST LUCIA-Janine Compton-Antoine says UWP neglected its principles". Caricom News Network. 13 February 2011. Retrieved 12 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Burton, Kendal (29 November 2011). "SLP Back in Driver’s Seat". Radio Saint Lucia. Retrieved 12 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Black, Richard (6 July 2012). "Call for UN debate rejected as whaling talks end". BBC News. Retrieved 6 July 2012.