Anthony Hylton

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Minister Anthony Hylton

George Anthony Hylton (born 27 April 1957) is a Jamaican politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2007.


Hylton has been Member of Parliament with the People's National Party from Western Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica since 1993. He has held other portfolios including Minister of Foreign Trade as well as Mining and Energy.

In 2014, he faced charges of breaching the Parliamentary Integrity of Members Act.[1] As of 2016, he is the opposition spokesperson on industry, investment and commerce.

Personal life[edit]

He was educated at Georgetown University Law center and Morgan State University. Hylton's niece is gymnast and Olympics competitor Toni-Ann Williams.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Anthony Hylton to face court next month". The Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Walker, Howard (27 July 2016). "Gymnast Toni-Ann Williams chooses Jamaica". The Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 7 August 2016.