On Monday, 8th February 2016, His Excellency Antonio Jose Rezende de Castro, new resident Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Sir Frederick Ballantyne, Governor General, at Government House.


Ambassador de Castro is a career diplomat with over forty (40) years experience. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, he served as Ambassador of Brazil to the Republic of Uganda and the Republic of Burundi, respectively.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Federative Republic of Brazil has enjoyed many years of mutual and fruitful bilateral relations. The appointment of Ambassador de Castro serves to further strengthen the bonds of solidarity and areas of mutual interest of co-operation between Kingstown and Brasilia.