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06KINGSTON1006
2006-05-22 19:06:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Kingston
Cable title:  

GOJ REQUESTS SUPPORT FOR RE-ELECTION OF JUSTICE

Tags:   PREL  PGOV  OAS  JM 
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DE RUEHKG #1006 1421906
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R 221906Z MAY 06
FM AMEMBASSY KINGSTON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 2853
						UNCLAS KINGSTON 001006 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR WHA/CAR (BENT)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV OAS JM
SUBJECT: GOJ REQUESTS SUPPORT FOR RE-ELECTION OF JUSTICE
LLOYD ELLIS TO JSCA

REF: BARBIAN - BENT 5/16 FAX



1. This is an action request. See paragraph 3.



2. On May 1, Embassy received via diplomatic note dated April
27, the following request to support the re-election of
Justice Lloyd Ellis to the Board of Governors of the Justice
Studies Center of the America's (JSCA). Text of note and
accompanying C.V. for Ellis faxed to WHA/CAR (Ref).

Begin text:

Ref: 50/200/40

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade presents
its compliments to the Embassy of the United States of
America, and has the honour to inform that the Government of
Jamaica has presented the candidature of Justice (retired)
Lloyd B. Ellis for re-election to the Board of Governors of
the Justice Studies Center of the America's (JSCA), at
elections to be held during the 36th Regular Session of the
General Assembly of the Organization of American States,
4th-7th June 2006 in the Dominican Republic.

Justice Ellis has had a distinguished career in the fields of
law and legal education and served for many years as Puisne
(High Court) Judge and Senior Puisne Judge in the Supreme
Court of Jamaica. Justice Ellis is currently the head of the
Police Public Complaints Authority and Associate Tutor at the
Norman Manley Law School. A copy of his Curriculum Vitae is
attached.

Justice Ellis has served on the Board of Governors of the
JSCA since 2003 and the Government of Jamaica is confident
that he will continue to give valuable service to the Board.

The Government of Jamaica is requests (sic) the support of
the Government of the United States for the candidature of
Justice Ellis, which has been endorsed by the Caribbean
Community.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade avails
itself of the opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the
United States, the assurances of its highest consideration.

End text.



3. Action request: Request Department guidance on how to
respond to the GOJ's diplomatic note.
JOHNSON