The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia will on Thursday 3rd September, 2015 host a lecture in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico to The OECS States at its Morne Fortune site. The lecture takes place at 7:00 p.m.

Entitled “Saint Lucia/Mexico Bi-lateral Relations : Past , Present and Future ” , the lecture celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of the Embassy of Mexico to the OECS Member States with residence in Saint Lucia, and will be delivered by Ms Maite Narváez Abad, 3rd Secretary of the Mexican Embassy in charge of Co-operation and Cultural Affairs.

About Ms Maite Narváez Abad,

Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, on October 25th 1976, Ms Maite Narváez Abad, holds a Bsc in Human Sciences from the University of The Americas in Puebla, Mexico. Her dissertation project was entitled: Proposal for a Postmodernist Ontology of Silence.

She also has a Diploma in French to Spanish Translation from El Colegio de Mexico. Besides Spanish her mother tongue, she is also fluent in English, French and Italian.

Her career as a Mexican Diplomat began in 2007 when she commenced work with the Mexican Foreign Service and has been at the rank of Third Secretary from 2012 to present where she has worked in three different missions:

First, to the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh, NC, (2007-2011) where one of the main functions carried out was the Head of the Documentation and Protection Department.

Second, in the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Headquarters in Mexico City (2011 -2014) where she was part of a team who supervised the affairs of Mexico with Southern neighbours to strengthen their relations (2011-2012) and our bilateral relations with the English speaking Caribbean (2011-2014).

She assumed her current post at The Embassy of Mexico to the OECS Member States with residence in Saint Lucia almost 9 months ago, and is currently in charge of Co-operation and Cultural Affairs.