Rawle Cyprian Eastmond
Former Cabinet Minister, Barbados
Rawle Eastmond is a Barbadian lawyer, politician, and former Cabinet Minister.
Early life and education
Rawle Cyprian Eastmond was born on 23 October 1952 in Barbados. He was educated at Coleridge and Parry School, Barbados Community College, the University of the West Indies, the University of London, Hugh Wooding Law School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and the University of Leicester.
An attorney-at-law, Eastmond served as the Member of Parliament for St. James North from 1991 to 2013 on a Barbados Labour Party (BLP) ticket.
He served as Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Minister of the Environment, Energy & Natural Resources, and finally Minister of Labour & the Civil Service in successive Owen Arthur Administrations.
Eastmond retired from active politics in 2013.
Eastmond is married and the father of two children.