H.E. La Celia A. Prince presented her credentials to President George W. Bush on 6th June, 2008. Prior to becoming Ambassador, she served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in this Washington Embassy from September 2005 until her appointment as Ambassador. She is also currently accredited as Ambassador/ Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States.
Prior to her coming to Washington D.C., Ambassador Prince worked in multi-lateral trade negotiations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Geneva and Brussels. She is a lawyer by profession, having studied at the University of the West Indies (U.W.I.), Cave Hill Campus; Sir Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad; and Cambridge University, England.
Ambassador Prince is currently the youngest foreign Ambassador accredited to and serving in Washington D. C.