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Reply to "6000 acres rice lost in Region 6 owing to lack of water"

Bibi Haniffa posted:

@Skelly.  This one is over 29.

Timothy Jonas is an Attorney-at-Law who graduated from the University of the West Indies in 1994 with a Bachelor of Law degree with Honours. He then completed the Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School and was called to the Bar in Guyana in 1996. He is a partner in the firm Fitzpatrick De Caires & Karran, He specializes in Public and Constitutional, Tax, Civil, Corporate, Banking, Insurance, Labour and Public Utility Law with emphasis on commercial investment advice.

Timothy has served two terms as President of the Guyana Bar Association from 2010 to 2012.

He plays hockey and was one of four Attorneys as well as Charles Ramson Jr, Sanjeev Datadin, and Tejnarine Ramroop from Guyana who represented the West Indies Lawyers' Cricket team at the Lawyers' Cricket World Cup in New Delhi, India, from October 12 to 22, 2013. The tournament involved lawyers from the hosts, England, Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan competing against their West Indian counterpart.

Timothy Jonas' father, the late Pryor Jonas was Queen's College's school cricket vice-captain , who is believed to be the first schoolboy to take 100 wickets in a season in the Wight Cup competition. Pryor later became a math teacher at QC and a well-known cricket writer.

He has served on several boards including the Hand-in-Hand Insurance Company, the Competition an Consumer Affairs Commission which he was Chairman in 2015 and is currently on the Board of the Demerara Distillers Limited.

Timothy also gave back to QC when he taught Law there.

Timothy Jonas was elected chairman of A New and United Guyana (ANUG) when the recently formed political party held its first members’ meeting to elect the Executive Committee on April 28, 2019.

Timothy was appointed as a Commissioner of the Caricom Competition (CCC) in October 2018.
Timothy Jonas has an interest in the area of geographic trademark registrations rights as a means of ensuring CARICOM products benefit from the signature goodwill which is associated with the region.

Mr. Jonas considers that an important part of ensuring fair trading practices in the region includes effective enforcement of competition and consumer protection legislation.


His qualifications are ok.  No one cares of his club membership and who he shares a locker-room with at some GT club.

What has he done to change the lives of people in Guyana?  And I mean suffering struggling man/woman. 

Very little you show there demonstrates leadership!  It just celebrates him intellectual prowess. That’s not leadership.