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Carolyn Gomes resigns as JFJ executive director

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2013 | 10:41 AM

The executive director of the human rights group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Dr Carolyn Gomes, has resigned.

She is to take up a new role with The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition.

A statement from JFJ this morning said the resignation is to take effect on December 31.

Gomes is a founding member of JFJ which was formed in 1999 and its first Chairperson.

She has served as its executive director for eleven years.

The JFJ statement said Gomes’ commitment to the principles and work of the organisation has been unstinting.

It added that she has fought tirelessly with others for the promotion and protection of Human Rights for all Jamaican citizens.

JFJ says Gomes has agreed to join the Board of Directors of the organisation.


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