Charles Fernandez

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Charles “Max” Fernandez
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
18 June 2014
Preceded byBaldwin Spencer
Personal details
Born (1954-12-24) 24 December 1954 (age 63)
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Jill
Children3
Alma materUniversity of the West Indies

Charles “Max” Fernandez (born (1954-12-24)24 December 1954) is a Labour Party politician from Antigua and Barbuda who has been the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade since June 2014.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Charles “Max” Henry Fernandez grew up in St. John’s, and attended St. Joseph’s Academy. He completed a Business Management Degree at the University of the West Indies.[2]

Career[edit]

He joined the Labour Party in 1984, and in 1995 Prime Minister Lester Bird appointed him to the Senate, where he served until 2004. During his time in the Senate, he was also the Chairman of the Board of The Free Trade and the Chairman of the Board of The Medical Benefits Scheme.

Fernandez was elected to the House of Representatives in the 2009 Elections for the St. John’s Rural North Constituency, where he presently resides with his wife Jill and three sons.[3]

He has been the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade since June 2014.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ABLP cabinet selection complete". antiguaobserver. June 19, 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Charles 'Max' Fernandez". ABLP. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Charles FERNANDEZ". caribbeanelections. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Baldwin Spencer
Foreign Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
June 2014–present
Incumbent