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Thursday, 18 June 2009 10:11
Oscar D. RamjeetThe Government of Belize has appointed Oscar D. Ramjeet as the new Solicitor General. Ramjeet is a Guayanese attorney with a legal career that spans back to 1979.

He holds an LL.B. from the University of West Indies as well as a Legal Education Certificate from the Caribbean and a Diploma in Journalism and Public Relations from West Germany. From 1986 to1988, he held the positions of Registrar and Magistrate in Montserrat.  Between 1988 and 1993, he was the Solicitor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and also acted as Director of Public Prosecutions.  In 1994 he became the Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Virgin Islands, a post he held until 1995. Thereafter, he became Legal Counsel in the office of the Governor also in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In 1997 he was appointed an Administrative Law Judge in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Thereafter, he went into private practice and most recently, in 2004 was a consultant for Caribbean Legal Issues and Immigration up until his new appointment as Belize’s SolGen. 

Ramjeet took up office on Monday June 15.
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