June 26, 2017
Ambassador H.E. Luis Beltrán Martínez Thomas of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Saint Lucia presenting his Letter of Credence to H.E. Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, Governor General of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
Monday, June 26th marked the presentation of the Letters of Credence of H.E Luis Beltrán Martínez Thomas, Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of the Argentine Republic to Saint Lucia, to His Excellency Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, Governor General of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis.
Ambassador Martínez Thomas, has served in Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1974, in a number of capacities within overseas missions and is currently based in Castries, Saint Lucia.
The Ambassador, presented credentials to the Governor General, thus changing the jurisdiction of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis from the Embassy in Jamaica to the Embassy in Saint Lucia.
In conversation with His Excellency the Governor General, the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Government of the Argentine Republic and expressed deep appreciation for the warm welcome received by the Argentine delegation.
He remarked that the Argentine policy towards the Caribbean has been consistent and steadfast for many decades, and that Argentina stands firm in its willingness to continue in this stead.
The Ambassador expressed the view; that the jurisdiction change to the nearby country of Saint Luica will enable the two countries to work effectively in bilateral and multilateral affairs primordially in South-South projects.