Hoyte’s death a great loss - Baroness Amos Stabroeknews - Wednesday December 25, 2002

UK Foreign Office Minister Baroness Valerie Amos has expressed her regret at the death of former President Hugh Desmond Hoyte.

She described Hoyte’s death at this time as a “great loss to [Guyana]”. According to Amos “Hoyte’s integrity as a statesman and politician contributed greatly to Guyana’s political and social development over the last forty years. He has bequeathed much to the nation and will long be remembered”. She expressed the hope that all Guyanese continue his work of building a “just, inclusive and prosperous Guyana”.