Hamilton Green

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Hamilton Green
4th Prime Minister of Guyana
In office
6 August 1985 – 9 October 1992
President Desmond Hoyte
Preceded by Desmond Hoyte
Succeeded by Sam Hinds
Personal details
Born (1934-11-09) 9 November 1934 (age 84)
Georgetown, Guyana
Political party People's National Congress (Formerly)
Forum for Democracy
Religion Unification Church

Hamilton Green (born 9 November 1934)[1] 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.[citation needed]

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, Good and Green Guyana (GGG).[2]

Hamilton Green, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana, is also the Mayor of Georgetown.[3]

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[4][5]


  1. "Hamilton Green", The West Indian Encyclopedia.
  2. Electoral Observation in Guyana 1997 OAS
  3. "Hamilton Green". nndb.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Video: "What Is True Peace?"
  5. "GUYANA". upf.org.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Political offices
Preceded by
Desmond Hoyte
Prime Minister of Guyana
1985 – 1992
Succeeded by
Sam Hinds