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Prime Minister saddened by death of distinguished Caribbean attorney

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Dec. 27, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed the sorrow at the death of well known attorney Sir Fenton Ramsahoye who was made a Knight of the Order of the Nation here in 2006.

Sir Fenton Ramsahoye

“One of our distinguished Knights has fallen, and we in Antigua and Barbuda, join his family, friends and admirers throughout the Caribbean in mourning his passing.”

Browne recalled the distinguished legal career of Sir Fenton, who was born in Guyana and served as that country’s Attorney-General in the colonial period before serving as Professor at the Hugh Wooding Law school, and representing Caribbean governments, private individuals and companies before the Privy Council and the Caribbean Court of Justice.

“Sir Fenton will be remembered with respect and admiration by a generation of Caribbean attorneys who benefitted from his knowledge and willingness to share it”.

“He was an erudite scholar of the law and defended his clients with unfailing commitment”, the Prime Minister declared.

Sir Fenton  who was 89, died early Thursday, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Dec. 27, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed the sorrow at the death of well known attorney Sir Fenton Ramsahoye who was made a Knight of the Order of the Nation here in 2006.

Sir Fenton Ramsahoye

“One of our distinguished Knights has fallen, and we in Antigua and Barbuda, join his family, friends and admirers throughout the Caribbean in mourning his passing.”

Browne recalled the distinguished legal career of Sir Fenton, who was born in Guyana and served as that country’s Attorney-General in the colonial period before serving as Professor at the Hugh Wooding Law school, and representing Caribbean governments, private individuals and companies before the Privy Council and the Caribbean Court of Justice.

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“Sir Fenton will be remembered with respect and admiration by a generation of Caribbean attorneys who benefitted from his knowledge and willingness to share it”.

“He was an erudite scholar of the law and defended his clients with unfailing commitment”, the Prime Minister declared.

Sir Fenton  who was 89, died early Thursday, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.

Please Support The Montserrat Reporter