GOVERNMENT

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Grenada and Her other Realms and Territories

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) has been Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand since 6 February 1952. She is Head of the Commonwealth and Queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Her Majesty The Queen was born in London as the eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. She began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. In 1947, she married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former prince of Greece and Denmark, with whom she has four children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
Head of State
Governor General

Her Excellency Dame Cécile E. F. La Grenade, GCMG, OBE, PhD., Governor General of Grenada

Dame Cécile Ellen Fleurette La Grenade, GCMG OBE (born 30 December 1952) is a Grenadian food scientist, who serves as Governor-General of Grenada. La Grenade was sworn-in as Governor-General of Grenada on 7 May 2013 as the nation’s second female Governor-General. La Grenade is the third of 5 daughters born to Allan A. La Grenade MBE, a public servant, and Sibyl Sylvester-La Grenade, a registered nurse.

Her maternal grandmother, Mary Louise “Eva” Ollivierre-Sylvester, was the first woman in the British Windward Islands to serve on the legislative council of her country, after being elected in 1952, less than a year after universal suffrage.

Hon. Dickon A. T. Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada

Dickon Amiss Thomas Mitchell (born 8 October 1978) is a Grenadian politician and attorney serving as the prime minister of Grenada since 24 June 2022 and the leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) since 2021. He led his party to victory in the 2022 general election.

He is currently leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Dickon is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados and the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad & Tobago where he earned a Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) and a Legal Education Certificate respectively.

NDC won the 2022 general election with slightly over 51% of the popular vote. Mitchell reacted to the election victory by announcing that he would ask the governor-general to declare 24 June a national public or bank holiday so that "citizens can celebrate the liberation day and the victory that they have created for Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique". On 24 June, Mitchell was sworn in as prime minister of Grenada, succeeding Keith Mitchell. He pledged to end nepotism and reform the electoral system.
Prime Minister
Minister of Foreign Affairs

Hon. Joseph Andall
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Trade & Export Development

Mr. Joseph Andall was educated at the Grenada Boys’ Secondary School, T.A. Marryshow Community College, Morehouse College, and the University of the West Indies, he holds a B.A. in Political Science, Master’s in Modern Language Education, and Postgraduate Diplomas in Hispanic and Latin American Studies.

An accomplished educator, Andall served as a Teacher of Spanish; Venezuelan Institute; Teacher of Spanish, History and English; St. John’s Christian Secondary School and Anglican High School;Lecturer in Modern Language Pedagogy and Sociology; Teacher Education Department, T.A. Marryshow Community College; and a Spanish Instructor; St. George’s University. He has also served as an Interpreter/Translator at several international conferences.

Andall is contesting the St. Patrick West seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2018 General Election. He unsuccessfully contested the seat in the 2013 election.

Andall is married and the father of three children. Andall is also an executive member of several local and national sports and professional organisations.
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