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St Lucia PM Assumes Chairmanship of Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 5, 2013

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has officially assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.

Anthony assumed the post in a ceremony Wednesday at the Sandals Grande St Lucian Resort.

He succeeds St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas in the role, which rotates alphabetically among the eight ECCB member states.

The council is the highest decision-making authority of the ECCB. It is made up of the eight finance ministers of the ECCB member governments.

Following the ceremony, Anthony presented a new communique from the council.

The ECCB member states include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

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