Former Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Hamilton Green (born 9 November 1934) was the prime minister of Guyana from 6 August 1985 to 9 October 1992. He was removed from office in 1992 when the first free and fair elections were held in Guyana under the direct supervision of President Jimmy Carter.
Early life and education
Hamilton Green, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana on 9 November 1934 to Wilfred Amelius Green (druggist) and Edith Ophelia Dorothy (beautician). He attended Saint Stanislaus College and Queen's College Georgetown.
In March 1993, Green sued the People's National Congress for violation of his constitutional rights by expelling him from the party. Following this he formed his own party, the For a Good and Green Guyana Party (GGG).
In 2003, he was one of the most prominent people to attend the Summit of World Leaders sponsored by Sun Myung Moon. He is a member of the presiding council of the Universal Peace Federation.
Hamilton Green has been Mayor of Georgetown since 1994.
He was married to Shirley Field-Ridley, a former Guyana Information Minister, who died in 1982.