President & Leader of the Opposition

Member of Parliament for Northern Grenadines, Tourism, Foreign, Diaspora and Legal Affairs and Electoral Matters

Shadow Minister of Tourism, Foreign, Diaspora and Legal Affairs and Electoral Matters

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Dr. Godwin Friday a distinguished gentleman of Bequia resides with his wife and children, Nicholas and Christian at Port Elizabeth, Bequia. Dr. Friday has an exceptional education background and impeccable professional achievements.

Dr. Friday’s professional life has seen him nurturing younger minds in his position of teacher at the Bequia Anglican High School and as a lecturer in Political Studies at Queen’s University in Canada. He worked in the capacity of Project Coordinator / Researcher in the District Immigrant Services. He also acted as legal Counsel to the Canada Department of Justice and the Ontario Regional Office. In 2002, he was called to the bar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Out of a long standing desire to serve the people of his community and his country Godwin Friday entered politics. In the 2001 Elections he was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Northern Grenadines, where he filled the shoes of our beloved Sir James Mitchell admirably. Dr. Friday appreciates the need to keep faith with our past and understands our present challenges. Dr. Friday’s achievements are a reflection of his hard work and dedication to the people of the Northern Grenadines and the nation as a whole.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Arts in History & Political Science – University of Waterloo, Canada.
  • Masters in History – University of Waterloo – Canada.
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree – Queen’s University Canada.
  • Doctorate in Political Studies – Queen’s University Canada.

INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF POLITICS:

  • Cricket, Yachting, Fishing

FAMILY LIFE:

Married with two teenage sons

 

Candidates


Honourable Dr. Godwin L. Friday

President & Leader of the Opposition Member of Parliament for Northern Grenadines, Tourism, Foreign, Diaspora and Legal Affairs and Electoral Matters Shadow Minister of Tourism, Foreign, Diaspora and Legal Affairs and Electoral Matters

Honourable Arnhim U. Eustace

  Member of Parliament for East Kingstown and Leader of the Opposition, Finance, the Public Service, Economic Development and National Security.

Honourable Major St. Clair Leacock

Member of Parliament for Central Kingstown, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Private Sector Facilitation , Disaster Management and Labour

Honourable Terrance N. Ollivierre

Member of Parliament for Southern Grenadines, Education, Health and Grenadines Affairs

Honourable. Daniel E. Cummings

Daniel Cummings is an exemplary Representative of West Kingstown and Parliamentarian functioning seamlessly to support all the people of his constituency. His Resource Centre is open to all Vincentians youth and adults wanting to improve their circumstances.

Honourable Roland U. Matthews

Member of Parliament for North Leeward, Agriculture & Fisheries, Lands and Surveys, Physical Planning and Environment

Dr. the Honourable Linton Lewis

Dr. Linton A. Lewis is a true son of the soil having lived in East St. George all his life. He was born and bred in Calliaqua and he currently lives with his wife in Cane Hall.

Honourable Nigel Stephenson

Member of Parliament for South Leeward, Community Development, Local Government, Youth and Sports

Addison "Bash" Thomas

Born in the small farming Village of Chapmans, Addison ‘Bash’ Thomas knows what is to be poor, and can identify with the poor and working class.

Noel Dickson

Noel Dickson is a principled and extremely competent son of South Windward who brings to the table not just wide and varied academic and business/work experience but an appreciation of what it means to come from humble beginnings and succeed against trying odds.

Curtis Bowman

Coming from the Marriaqua Constituency, Curtis Bowman brings to the people of the constituency his desire to work hard to see their lives improve. He is passionate about the delivery of proper health care to his constituents and to the people of the nation.

Lauron Sheara Baptiste

Lauron "Sheara" Baptiste is a son of the soil born and bred in Sandy Bay in the North Windward constituency. Sheara received his Primary and Secondary education in Sandy Bay and Kingstown where he excelled in sports playing football and cricket in his community and school.

Dr. Julian (Jules) Ferdinand

Dr. Julian (Jules) Ferdinand is a business consultant, lecturer and author. He has conducted management and leadership training in several companies and organizations throughout the Eastern Caribbean.

Mr. Benjamin Exeter

Mr. Benjamin Exeter was born in Layou on to very humble beginnings. While a student at the Layou Government School, his mother migrated him and his siblings to Toronto, Canada.

Kenroy Johnson

Kenroy Johnson the NDP's candidate for North Central Windward has had a brilliant eaching career starting as a pupil teacher at the age of 14 years. He holds a Maters degree in Science Education and Curriculum Studies. A first class Honours Degree in Science Education and Curriculum studies at undergraduate level. He has worked to create curricula for the OECS and has functioned in his community educating and impacting the lives of his students positively. 

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