Ronald B. Charles
Political Candidate, Commonwealth of Dominica
Ronald B. Charles is a Dominican lawyer, politician, and a former Election Candidate.
Early life and education
Ronald B. Charles was born on 26 May to Marie Gabriel Charles and Eugenia Charles. He was raised in a traditional home at Trafalgar, a village known for its majestic waterfalls and ecological beauty. His father Marie Gabriel Charles is a former primary school teacher, sailor, businessman, sports fanatic and agricultural extension officer, and is currently a lay minister at the Assembly of Yahweh. His mother, Eugenia Charles, is well loved for her wisdom and for being a motivator for both her own children and over ten others that she has cared for over the years.
Ronald Charles was educated at Trafalgar Primary School, Dominica Community High School, Clifton Dupigny Community College with Diploma in Agricultural Drawings and Building Designs.
He migrated to United Kingdom to pursue Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Youth Work Studies from University of Sunderland graduated in honors 1997; attended the UWI Cave Hill Campus to pursue Bachelors of Law in 2006; Legal Education Certificate (LEC) from Trinidad Hugh Wooding Law School in 2011.
Charles currently operates his own law firm of Ronald Charles and Associates which deals with criminal and civil matters. He is also the President of the Dominica Cycling Association.
He is also the chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the Dominica Football Association. He was also involved in the Trafalgar Basketball League, sponsoring a community basketball team the ''Bullets", which is the current Roseau Valley basketball champs.
Charles is a past Director of the Lions Club (Dominica), co-founder of the Trafalgar Football Academy and an online tutor in law at the University of the West Indies Open Campus Dominica.
Charles unsuccessfully contested the Roseau Valley seat for the United Workers' Party (UWP) in the 2014 election. He is again contesting the Roseau Valley seat for the UWP in the 2019 general election.
Charles is the father of two children.