Moen McDoom appointed Honorary Consul of Spain to Guyana

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Attorney-at-law Moen McDoom Jr. was on Wednesday installed as the Honorary Consul of Spain to Guyana, succeeding local businessman Brian Tiwari who held the position for 10 years.

The handing over was overseen by the Non-resident Ambassador of Spain to Guyana, Fernando Nogales Alvarez during a simple ceremony at the residence of the European Union (EU) Ambassador in Georgetown.

“Brian has been an extremely generous and dedicated Honorary Consul. There are a number of things that we have been doing in these 10 years that would not have been possible even to think about being done without having Brian here,” Alvarez said.

Non-resident Ambassador of Spain to Guyana, Fernando Nogales Alvarez (left) and European Union (EU) Ambassador to Guyana, Rene van Nes (right) at the handing over ceremony on Wednesday evening. (Photo: Javin Singh)

In 2018, Tiwari was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, one of the highest national awards from the Kingdom of Spain. It was the first time a Guyanese was honoured with a national award of a foreign country on local soil.

McDoom, a practicing attorney, graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from The University of the West Indies in 1997 and thereafter from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad in 1999.

He specializes in corporate, commercial, and civil litigation, including bank foreclosures.

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  1. Patricia Pierre says

    My congratulations go out to Mr. McDoom on this most prestigious appointment. I do hope he would be successful a lawyer as his father was. Do keep up the good work.Sur. I cannot end without also saying thank you to Mt. Tiwari on his sterling contribution as Ambassador over the years. All the best Sur, in your future endeavours.

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