Home grown man of St. Mary, Dr. Morais Guy, 45, is a new candidate with several economic development plans he believes are vital to the advancement of the people he loves in Central St. Mary.
One of two medical doctors representing the People’s National Party in the parish, Dr. Guy pledges to be part of the team that will transform the parish from its 90 per cent agriculture base, to one that embraces several other avenues of economic development.
Dr. Guy was born in the large farming village of Belfield in the parish, on November 25, 1956. From a family that included 13 siblings, Dr. Guy grew up in Belfield and presently lives with his wife and son, close to his birthplace.
He pursued studies at Belfield primary, St. Mary High, and the University of the West Indies, Mona. While at university, Morais Guy was involved in several extra-curricular activities, including being Chairman of Chancellor Hall.
Dr. Guy has achieved much in the professional, civic, personal, political and community spheres. He is a member of the Medical Association of Jamaica, President of the Association of General Practitioners of Jamaica, member of the JAMAL Parish Board, for St. Mary, President of St. Mary Jaycees, Chairman of the Board of St. Mary High School, and is a Justice of the Peace.
Dr. Guy, an Anglican, has assisted with the implementation of several projects within his constituency. The unique and diverse qualities of Central St. Mary serve to encourage Dr. Guy’s vision to work with the people in his constituency. Dr. Guy, who replaces veteran politician Horace Clarke, is intimately involved with and aware of the needs his constituency.