Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Camillo Gonsalves of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Vincent (CMC):Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has defended the appointment of his eldest son as this country's ambassador to the United Nations as being simply part of his administrations advancement of youth.
Gonsalves said he would have understood the nepotism charges if the young Gonsalves was not qualified for the position.
Referring to recent key appointments of young people to influential positions, Gonsalves said once a young person had a good character and was capable and qualified his government would make the investment.
This country’s designated Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Camillo Gonsalves says he is confident that he can serve his country with distinction in this field.
Mr Gonsalves expressed this confidence during the News Conference hosted by Acting Prime Minister Sir Louis Straker on 8th August 2007.
Gonsalves said that while he was not offering any of the students in Taipei up for the job, their return to SVG on completion of their studies will put the nation in a better position to establish an embassy in Taipei.
Addressing a special meeting on the food crisis by the UN Economic and Social Council, Gonsalves said the crisis is "the canary in the mineshaft of trade barriers, bio-fuels, climate change, and anaemic development assistance.
Noting that his parents, "both children of uneducated farmers", worked hard, qualified themselves, and made life easier for him, Gonsalves said he was grateful and recognised his obligation to serve the public.
Ralph Gonsalves has re-committed himself to serving the people of St.
Gonsalves has made a tremendous contributions to the Caribbean region.
Camillo Gonsalves is to take over as Ambassador at monthend from Margaret Hughes Ferrari.
Camillo Gonsalves is an attorney at law and currently a counsel in the Attorney General's office.
St Vincent and the Grenadiness ambassador to the United Nations Camillo Gonsalves has indicated the government's plans to open an embassy in Taiwan.
Camillo Gonsalves is an East Coast freelance writer, attorney and fan of good first impressions.
Addressing the special United Nations session on the issue Wednesday, UN Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves said the twin issues of adaptation and financing are of “urgent importance” in tackling the “stark reality and gathering threat” of climate change to his country.
Speaking to thousands of party supporters at a celebration rally last Saturday night at Rabbaca, Dr Gonsalves said he was happy with the support given to him by the party followers, stating he was part of them and they were part of him.
Dr Gonsalves said for the past 40 years he has given himself to the people of the region and St Vincent and the Grenadines, and vowed he will not stop now.
In a letter to the Speaker, opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace says the opposition members were staying away as a mark of protest, since Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves was not adhering to his call to vacate his office.
In making the announcement in parliament yesterday, Dr Gonsalves said his governing Unity Labour Party, the ULP, has always indicated a rotation of its senators, stating Marks had served the parliament with distinction.
Dr Gonsalves is expected to have more goods exempted, than want was recommended by CARICOM.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is expected to announce in Parliament tomorrow a number of items that will no longer attract the Common External Tariff, the CET.
Dr Gonsalves is expected to go further than CARICOM'S recommendations and remove the CET from a number of goods imported from outside the region.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has described as unfortunate, comments made by Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace, who indicates his New Democratic Party, will not support the Caribbean Court of Justice.
Speaking at a news conference yesterday, Dr Gonsalves said while he was in opposition he had reservations with the court, but just before he got into office, certain mechanisms were put in place, which he says has made the court insulated from political interference, more than any court anywhere in the world.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has thrown out a challenge to Opposition Leader, Arnhim Eustace.
Dr Gonsalves is challenging the Opposition leader to resign his East Kingstown seat, and he will do the same, and they will both contest bye-elections.
However, Dr Gonsalves says he will not spend more that six hours campaigning in his constituency and will use his energies in East Kingstown to unseat Eustace.
A legal matter where Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is seeking damages from Elwardo ‘EG’ Lynch and the operators of BDS that run Nice Radio, has been adjourned until May 26th.
Prime Minister Gonsalves was the first CARICOM Prime Minister to make an official visit to the State.
Prime Minister Gonsalves had a two-hour meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, and later attended a “family dinner” with Prime Minister Erdogan and his wife Emine.
Prime Minister Gonsalves was accompanied on his official visit by his wife, Mrs.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has described his recent trip to Turkey as a successful one.
Dr Gonsalves said those with a narrow mentality, who only see leadership as the collection of taxes, cannot lead.
Prime Minister Gonsalves said his government's foreign policy has allowed for more benefits for the citizens of this country.
Dr Gonsalves was in Turkey for an official four-day visit, which he describes as successful.
Ralph Gonsalves is expected to return to the state this evening, from a five day state visit to the Republic of Turkey.
Star Radio will carry that media conference live.
Ralph Gonsalves has begun his five day official visit to the Republic of Turkey today, with a wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of Ataturk, the founder of the modern day republic.