City Council extends condolences to Mrs Hoyte Stabroeknews - Tuesday, December 24, 2002

The Mayor and City Councillors of Georgetown have expressed their condolences to Mrs Joyce Hoyte on the passing of her husband, Hugh Desmond Hoyte.

According to the Council, replacing such a “distinguished statesman and leader” would be difficult. The Council stated that Hoyte had always been actively concerned about the work of the Georgetown municipality, making “significant and invaluable” contributions to its management and general development. “That he had a vision of a city, whose environment is healthy and safe, and second to none, in the region... cannot be denied”, the City Council said. It also expressed the hope that his legacy and influence for good live on in all Guyana.