Former Charge d'affaires of the United States Embassy in Barbados, Mr.
Roland W Bullen, is expected to be appointed the new United States
Anbassador to Guyana.
An announcement from the White House said: "The President intends to
nominate Roland W Bullen, of Virginia, to be ambassador extraordinary and
plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the co-operative Republic
The nomination will now go to the Senate for confirmation, but according to
sources, it is not anticipated that there will be any difficulty.
Mr. Bullen was born in Grenada and will be accompanied by his second wife
Hilda Cox-Bullen, a former programme manager at the Caribbean Broadcasting
Corporation (CBC) in Barbados.
Hereditary Chief of the Pan-Tribal Confederacy Mr. Damon Gerard Corrie is
especially pleased with the news as he has known Mr. Bullen since 1985 when
they were neighbors living in the upper middle class Highgate Gardens in St.
Michael Barbados, in Chief Corrie's own words:
" Uncle Roland is a great thinker, a true gentleman and most capable
diplomat having served in Central & South America, Africa and the Caribbean,
additionally - he is a true friend of all Amerindian peoples as are his two
sons Peter and Mark whom I am proud to include in my small circle of best
friends; further uncle Roland's first wife (the late mother of the two boys)
aunt Mady was part native American herself and shared her love of that
heritage with all of us during our early teen years growing up in the
Photo taken in Chief Corrie's home is (from left to right) Damon, Maureen Dilg, Mark Bullen, and Lisa St John.
Photo taken in Chief Corrie's home is Maureen Dilg (at left),
Damon (at centre) and Mark Bullen (at right), Maureen and Mark are engaged to be married this year.
Photo taken at Roland W.Bullen's home is Peter Bullen holding Tecumseh Corrie (at left)
and Hatuey Corrie (at right) - the two sons of Chief Damon Gerard Corrie.