|4th President of the Regional Council of French Guiana|
22 March 1992 – 26 March 2010
|Preceded by||Georges Othily|
|Succeeded by||Rodolphe Alexandre|
21 February 1950|
Cayenne, French Guiana
|Political party||Guianese Socialist Party|
Karam was born to a Lebanese father and a Saint Lucian mother. He is a professor of history and he has been president of the Council since 22 March 1992. As a member of the left-wing Guianese Socialist Party (PSG), allied to the French Socialist Party (PS), he is also French Guiana’s single representative in the French Senate.