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  Hinds, Sam
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AffiliationPeople's Progressive Party  
 
NameSam Hinds
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Born December 27, 1943
Died Still Living (70 years)
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Last ModifiedJuan Croniqueur
Aug 16, 2012 02:04am
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InfoHinds, Sam(uel Archibald Anthony) (b. Dec. 27, 1943, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara, British Guiana [now Guyana]), prime minister (1992-97, 1997-99, 1999- ) and president (1997) of Guyana. He entered his country's political life in 1990, joining GUARD (Guyanese Action for Reform and Democracy) early that year. He was elected its chairman and accepted the invitation to work with Cheddi Jagan and the People's Progressive Party (PPP). Hinds became prime minister after Jagan led the PPP/Civic to victory at the elections of October 1992. Prime Minister Hinds also headed the Ministry of Works, Communications, and Regional Development and was the Minister responsible for Mines as well as the Electricity Sector. He became president on the death of President Jagan on March 6, 1997. Later that year he again became prime minister when Jagan's widow, Janet, became president.

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