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Dennis Moses

Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs


Dennis Moses, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, is married and has two children. He is fluent in French and Spanish.

Dennis Moses studied at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago (1972 to 1975) where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultur, and at the Universidad de Costa Rica - Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (UCR-CATIE) from 1977 to 1979 in Costa Rica obtaining a Master of Science Degree in Agronomy. Furthermore, he obtained a post graduate Diploma in International Affairs (1981-1982).

After obtaining his degree, Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses served as a career diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago during the period of 1980 to 1990 at the Headquarters of the Ministry and at the Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago in Belgium.

In 1990 Dennis Moses joined CAB International at its headquarters in the United Kingdom. Following, he moved to Trinidad and Tobago as the Regional Representative of CAB International for the Caribbean and Latin America based in Trinidad and Tobago.

Prior to being sworn in as Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses assumed duties as Representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) General Secretariat in the Commonwealth of Dominica in January 2014 after having served as Representative of the OAS General Secretariat in Guyana for eleven years. Minister Moses also served in Barbados as the Deputy Representative of the Inter -American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and in other capacities in other countries for a total period of six years before he worked for the OAS.

He was sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs in September, 2015.