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Trinidad attorney’s murder sends shockwaves across the Caribbean

Trinidad attorney’s murder sends shockwaves across the Caribbean


Attorney Dana Seetahal

The murder of prominent Trinidadian attorney Dana Seetahal has sent shockwaves across the region. In Guyana, President, Donald Ramotar was alarmed at the news of the execution-style killing of the attorney. Seetahal was well known in Guyana’s legal fraternity and also sat on the Linden Commission of Inquiry in Guyana. In 2012, the Government of Guyana retained the services of Seetahal to the Commission to investigate the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the unrest in the mining town of Linden, the shooting deaths of three protesters and the damage to state and private properties. Continue reading