by ERIC SMITH
ALMOST EVERYTHING HE UNDERTOOK he did passionately, whether it was sailing and fishing, journalism, or speaking out in defence of the voiceless.
Norman Richard Faria, who passed away yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital following a brief illness, became a household name in recent years as he defended the interests of Guyanese in Barbados. Up to the time of his death, Faria, a Barbadian, was the Honorary Consul of Guyana.
Keith Arno, president of the Guyana Association of Barbados Inc., said yesterday: "On behalf of the association, we regret the passing of Mr Faria. He was a strong advocate of Guyanese in Barbados," adding that he was a loyal representative of the Guyana government since he took up duties in 1992. His position often aggrieved many, but he stood his ground.
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May 26, 2010
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