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Paul Chet Greene
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The Hon. E. Paul Chet Greene, MP
Cabinet Minister, Antigua and Barbuda

E. Paul Chet Greene is an Antiguan parliamentarian and Cabinet Minister. Greene is the current parliamentary representative for St. Paul for the Antiga and Barbuda Labour Party.

Early life and education

Born and raised in Liberta, Antigua, E. Paul Chet Greene is a proud son of St. Paul’s, having lived there for most of his life as the fifth of six children born to Joseph and Areril Greene. He studied at the Liberta Primary and All Saints Secondary schools, where he was quickly identified as a rising star by his peers and teachers. As a student, he participated in both sports and academic competitions and excelled as a team leader.

Chet received a degree in sports administration from the Université de Poitiers in France, which he immediately put to use upon his return to Antigua. He served as the president of the Liberte Sports Club, and was captain of the Liberte Parish Cricket League team, where he holds the record for most wins.

Career

Today, Chet owns several highly successful bakeries in Liberta and Barbuda. He is dedicated to his community and employs more than 20 local residents to help run his shops. Chet has received numerous awards local, regional and international awards to acknowledge his community involvement and activism.

As a politician Chet has brought Christmas cheer to the children and less fortunate of the St. Paul’s community each year with a hosting of his annual Christmas party and food hamper distribution. His annual ‘Ya-so-so’ St. Paul’s J’ouvert held each year on White Monday is a national staple, drawing thousands from all walks of life.

Greene has been a key figure in Antigua and Barbuda’s national sports administration, serving as Commissioner of Sports in the Ministry of Sports, President of the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association, and an international football official administrator.

Greene succesfully contested the St. Paul constituency in the 12 June 2014 general election defeating incumbent Elson Adams (UPP). On 18 June 2014, he was appointed Minister of Trade, Commerce and Industries, Sports, Culture, Community Services.

He retained his seat in the 2018 election and was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade, and Immigration on 22 March 2018

Personal life

Chet is a committed father to his five children; Chett II, Chet III, Chette, Chet-Lhyn and Aleah.

ELECTION TIMELINE
Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
2018 St. Paul Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 1,315 59.66% Won 2nd Term 2014 St. Paul Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 1,453 59.28% Won 1st Term
2009 St. Paul Antigua Labour Party 1,127 45.65% Lost Lost to Elston Adams (UPP)
PARLIAMENTARY TIMELINE
Post Chamber Party Date
Representative for St. Paul House of Representatives ABLP 2014 - present
Opposition Senator Senate ALP 2009 - 2014
PORTFOLIOS
Post Date
Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade, and Immigration 22 Mar 2018 - present
Minister of Trade, Commerce and Industries, Sports, Culture, Community Services 18 Jun 2014 - 21 Mar 2018
Sources
http://www.ab.gov.ag/
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Occupation Politician
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Place of Birth Liberta, Antigua
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