Cannonier Selected as Featured Speaker at Prime Minister’s 2019 Independence Lecture Series

Dr. Colin Cannonier, associate professor of economics and GLO fellow, will be the featured speaker at the Prime Minister’s Independence Lecture Series in his native island of St. Kitts. The series will take place in the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank on September 12.

The lecture series is an annual highlight for the Independence celebrations and features prominent speakers from various spheres of influence from the Caribbean and abroad. The theme for this year’s Independence celebration is “Unify, Transform, Enrich: Uplifting Communities for Independence 36.”

Shawn Richards, the deputy prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis and the chairperson of the 2019 Independence Committee, said, “We are looking forward to hearing from Cannonier, and we invite as many persons as possible to come to the lecture.”