Veteran Guyanese journalist, Courtney Gibson, died late Sunday night in the United States (US) after a recent battle with cancer, family members said.
He was in his early 60s. He succumbed at a hospice in
Before travelling to the
Prior to that appointment, he had served as Editor-in-Chief of the state-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper.
While at the Government Information Service in the late 70s and 80s, Gibson was chosen along with other young, bright, vibrant colleagues at that entity by then Minister of Information, Frank Campbell and Chief Information Officer, Allan Fenty to serve as Information Officers at the Guyana Embassy in