Ambassador H.E. Sam Terrence Condor
Former Deputy Prime Minister, St. Kitts and Nevis; current Permanent Representative of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations
Sam Condor is a politician and former Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis.
Early life and edcuation
Sam Terrence Condor was born on 4 November 1949. He attended the Irish Town Primary School and Basseterre High School before moving abroad to study. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with honours in Economics from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, and a diploma in development studies from Ruskin College, Oxford University, United Kingdom.
Condor was Vice-Chairman and Youth Coordinator for Young Labour before being elected to parliament in 1989 as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
He was Deputy Prime Minister between 1995 and 2013, during which time he served as Minister for Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, Labour and Social Security from 2011 to 2013, and again as Minister for Foreign Affairs, National Security, Labour, Social Security and Immigration from 2010 to 2011.
Mr. Condor was Minister for Education, Youth, Social Development, Community and Gender Affairs from 2004 to 2010; Minister for Labour, Social Security, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Affairs, Telecommunications and Technology between 2001 and 2004; Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Trade, CARICOM Affairs, Community and Social Development and Gender Affairs from 2000 to 2001; and Minister for CARICOM Affairs, Youth, Sports and Community Affairs between 1995 and 2000. He was elected as a Member of Parliament in 1989, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2004 and 2010.
Following re-election in 2010, Condor was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Foreign Affairs, Labour, Immigration and Social Security in the Denzil douglas Administration.
On 31 January 2013, Condor resigned as his Cabinet post and later helped establish the People's Labour Party (PLP). Contesting Constituency 3 on Saint Kitts, he failed to win a seat in the 2015 general elections.
In October 2015, Condor was appointed Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations.