Dominica has a new Ambassador to the USA & OAS. Succeeding Ambassador Hubert Charles is none other than Dr. Vince Henderson, Dominica’s former ambassador to the UN. Dr. Henderson presented his credentials to both the US Department of State and the Organization of American States on October 1st.
Dr. Vince Henderson officially commenced his tour of duty as Head of Mission at the Embassy of Dominica in Washington D. C. following the presentation of his credentials to His Excellency, Ambassador Peter A. Selfridge, Chief of Protocol of the United States Department of State on Friday October 1, 2016 and to His Excellency Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organisation of American States on Monday, October 3, 2016.
Dr. Henderson has had a distinguished career having served as a Minister of Government and diplomat accredited to the United Nations. He served as Minister for Agriculture and the Environment from 2001 to 2004, Minister for Education, Human Resource Development, Sports and Youth Affairs from 2005 to 2008 and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Labour from 2008 to 2010.
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