Dr Amery Browne appointed Ambassador to Brazil, Argentina, Chile and more

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 00:00

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that former Government Minister and Diego Martin Central MP Dr Amery Browne has been appointed as Ambassador to Brazil, Argentina and three other South American countries.

The Prime Minister's Office has also announced former La Brea MP Fitzgerald Jeffery as the High Commissioner to Jamaica.

The following is the statement from the Office of the Prime Minister:

"The media and by extension the people of Trinidad and Tobago are hereby informed that acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, in accordance with the provisions of section 135 of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency, President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona has appointed Mr. Fitzgerald Mc Arthur Jeffrey as High Commissioner of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, resident in Kingston with accreditation to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Additionally, under section 135 of the Constitution, Dr. Amery Browne has been appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federative Republic of Brazil with accreditation to Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and Paraguay.

The President has issued the Instrument of Appointment with respect to both appointments which will take effect from the respective dates of assumption.

The Office of the Prime Minister advises that other appointments will be confirmed as agreéments are obtained from the receiving countries."

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