Ralph Gonsalves (1946- )

Ralph Everard Gonsalves or “Uncle Ralph,” also known as “Comrade Ralph,” is the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and leader of the Unity Labour Party (ULP). Gonsalves became Prime Minister after his party won a majority in government at the 2001 general … Read MoreRalph Gonsalves (1946- )

Henry W. “Hank” McGee, Jr. (1932- )

Law professor and legal activist Henry W. “Hank” McGee, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 31, 1932, to Henry W. McGee, Sr., from Hillsboro, Texas, the first African American Postmaster appointed by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Attye Belle Truesdale McGee, from … Read MoreHenry W. “Hank” McGee, Jr. (1932- )

Évariste “Neva” Ndayishimiye (1968- )

General Évariste Ndayishimiye, the current President of Burundi, was born on June 17, 1968, in Giheta, Burundi. After serving in the Burundi Army for decades, in 1991, he began studies in law at the Université du Burundi in Bujumbura. However, during his second year in … Read MoreÉvariste “Neva” Ndayishimiye (1968- )

Fred Degazon (1913-2008)

Frederick Eutrope Degazon was a Dominican politician who served as the country’s first president from 1979 to 1980. He was born on January 4, 1913, in Castries, St Lucia. Degazon attended St. Mary’s College, St. Lucia, and studied law at the University of London. He … Read MoreFred Degazon (1913-2008)

Sandra Prunella Mason (1949- )

Her Excellency, The Most Honorable Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, is the first President of the Republic of Barbados. Mason was born on January 17, 1949, in East Point, Saint Philip, Barbados. Her early education began at St. Catherine’s Primary School in 1955, and she left … Read MoreSandra Prunella Mason (1949- )