Wilfred Elrington

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Wilfred "Sedi" Elrington
Wilfred Peter Elrington (cropped).jpg
Elrington in 2014
Member of the Belize House of Representatives for Pickstock
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 February 2008
Preceded by Godfrey Smith
Personal details
Born (1948-11-20) 20 November 1948 (age 65)
Belize City, British Honduras
Nationality Belizean
Political party United Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Barbara Wright Elrington
Residence Belize City, Belize
Alma mater University of the West Indies

Wilfred Peter "Sedi" Elrington (born 20 November 1948)[1] is a Belizean politician. He was the Attorney-General of Belize and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from February 12, 2008 to 2010. A reshuffle of the Cabinet in 2010 left him with just Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade. In 2012 he was again made the Attorney General of Belize.[2] He remains the current Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Elrington read law at the University of the West Indies. He is the only Belizean who has served in the executive, the legislative and the judicial arms of government, having served as a part-time judge of the Supreme Court of Belize.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CARICOM Law - Hon. Wilfred Peter Elrington, Caribbean Community. (accessed 9 October 2014)
  2. ^ "B.Q. who no longer; AG Elrington resumes post". News 5 Belize. 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  3. ^ "New Belize PM names 16-member Cabinet". CANA News. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2010.