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Sylvain Fabi is new Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica

Published:Friday | September 25, 2015 | 10:55 AM
Sylvain Fabi, new Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica.

Sylvain Fabi is the new Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica.

He presented his Letter of Introduction to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller at Jamaica House yesterday.

Fabi replaces Robert Ready whose tour of duty ended last month.

He is the eighteenth Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica since Canada established a resident High Commission in Kingston on September 7, 1962.

A graduate of Bishop’s University, Fabi began his public service career in 1992 after working in the private sector.

He has had a number of foreign assignments including, trade commissioner at the Canadian Embassy in Moscow, Russia, senior trade commissioner and counsellor at the Canadian Embassy in Havana, Cuba, and senior trade commissioner and counsellor at the Canadian Embassy in Santiago, Chile.

Fabi is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Russian and is married to Jany Joyal with two children.