Rowley, Keith Christopher

Rowley, Keith Christopher,

1949–, Trinidadian political leader, b. Tobago, grad. Univ. of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. A volcanologist, he worked in academia and industry before entering politics. Rowley, a People's National Movement (PNM) member, was first elected to parliament in 1987; he later held several cabinet posts. Leader of the opposition from 2010, he led the PNM to victory in the 2015 elections and became prime minister.
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