Odeen Ishmael passes away at 70

-served as ambassador to the US, Venezuela

Dr Odeen Ishmael

Former Ambassador to the United States and Venezuela, Dr Odeen Ishmael died yesterday at his home in Florida, USA.

President David Granger last evening expressed his condolences to the family of the retired diplomat who in 1997 was awarded the Cacique Crown of Honour (CCH) for his work in diplomacy.

Ishmael, 70, retired from active service in 2014 after more than 20 years in the Foreign Service. His last posting was as Ambassador to the State of Kuwait from 2011 to 2014. He was also non-resident Ambassador to the State of Qatar from 2013 to 2014…..

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