Georgetown, Guyana – (August 16, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana extends condolences to the family and friends of the late Hector Stoute, retired army officer, entertainer and councillor of the City of Georgetown, who passed away on August 6, 2017 and was buried today. He was 80 years old.

Born to the late Herby Joseph of Bartica, Mr. Stoute was an Officer of the Guyana Defence Force, a former Director of Culture, Executive of the Guyana Calypsonian Association and Officer Manager of Evening News. He had also promoted and hosted shows such as “Oldies are Goldies” and “In search of a Star” among others and toured the Caribbean and England as a singer.

The former military officer also served as an announcer at Amateur Boxing tournaments and moderated public events hosted by the People’s National Congress and other organisations.

President Granger, on behalf of the Government and people of Guyana, extends heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Ms. Lovern Stoute and his children, as well as other family members and friends of the late Hector Stoute.

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