Vernon Corea’s brother Ernest Corea played a key role in the Commonwealth

Ernest Corea - is the younger brother of Radio Ceylon/SLBC/BBC Broadcaster Vernon Corea.

Ernest Corea – is the younger brother of Radio Ceylon/SLBC/BBC Broadcaster Vernon Corea.

The Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations

The Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations

The Corea Family have played a key role within the Commonwealth. Vernon Corea’s brother was Ernest Corea, a distinguished diplomat and journalist. Ambassador Ernest Corea was appointed Chairperson of the Commonwealth Select Committee on the media and development in the 1980s.

Ernest Corea was Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United States of America in the 1980s. He is pictured here with his brother, broadcaster Vernon Corea in Washington DC.

Ernest Corea was Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States of America in the 1980s. He is pictured here with his brother, broadcaster Vernon Corea in Washington DC.

Ernest Corea was Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States of America when Ronald Reagan was US President. He was also Ambassador to Mexico, Cuba and he was a High Commissioner to Canada.

At one time Ernest Corea was Editor In Chief at Lake House - a long line of distinguished Sri Lankan journalists have been in charge of the Ceylon Daily News and the Ceylon Observer.

At one time Ernest Corea was Editor In Chief at Lake House – a long line of distinguished Sri Lankan journalists have been in charge of the Ceylon Daily News and the Ceylon Observer.

Ernest was a distinguished journalist – he was Editor of the Ceylon Daily News and the Ceylon Observer.He is President, Media Task Force Global Co-operation Council and is a Consultant to the World Bank.

CHOGM 2013

CHOGM 2013

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