has done it again, landed a high-profile prestigious position with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization.
Currently the high commissioner for OECS
in Ottawa, Canada, Ms Williams
will from May 1 take up in Rome the office of Assistant Director-General, Knowledge and Communication Department.Sister of the newly appointed president of the St Lucia senate Mrs Rosie Husbands-Mathurin, Commissioner Williams was a prominent lawyer operating her own practice here before taking her present appointment in Canada.
...Ms Williams was also president of the St Lucia Bar Association and served as chairperson of the National Council for the Prevention and Control of Drug Abuse, and President of the Inter-American Commission of Women at the Organization of American States.
Speaking by phone with the STAR yesterday, Ms Williams
had enjoyed her
work in Ottawa but her
latest was an opportunity "too good to be missed."
"As always," she
went on, "I will continue to take a keen interest in what's going on in St Lucia.
Asked to comment on the latest political developments at home, Ms Williams
followed the last election reports daily from her
residence in Ottawa, via newspaper reports on the internet."I also try to catch the talk shows whenever possible," she
added.While she diplomatically avoided comment on the election results, save to say "the people have spoken," she wished the new House Speaker well and congratulated her on her history making appointment.
Was there any chance she
might contest the next general elections?Ms Williams
I don't know Lorraine
, but on the assumption that she
is as nice, all the best!!!
Way to go, Lorraine
, I'm proud of you.