Antiguan studying in Cuba dies

Dane Anthony

The Prime Ministers Scholarship Committee Chairman announced today that Dane Jamel Anthony, an Antiguan student studying in Cuba, died “after a period of illness.”

In a condolence message, Maurice Merchant said Anthony was a Fifth Year Spanish student at the University of Havana who died on Sunday 28th January. He was 24 years old.

Merchant said Dane, who was from the village of Bendals, “was a diligent, friendly student who earned the respect of all in the Scholarship Division in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Embassy’s staff in Cuba, teachers at the University of Havana and his peers.”

“His sudden passing saddens everyone who knows him and his presence will be deeply missed,” Merchant added.

The Embassy of Antigua and Barbuda in the Republic of Cuba (132 Miramar Trade Center, Santa Clara, 3rd and 80th Streets, Havana) has opened a book of condolences until 9th February 2018.

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  1. My condolences pour out to his family….. I can imagine its not an easy time now, knowing the sacrifices they have gone thru with him during his time in Cuba….. Yes God knows best!!!

  2. My heart goes out to his dear MOTHER. A woman who really loved and cared for him and went to the “ends of the Earth” to support him in his endeavours. Long for the day when “death itself will die” and there will be no more pain and suffering. #SleepOnTilResurrectionMorning

  3. I pray that God will give the strength they need to undergo this situation. It is not going to be easy.
    My deepest sympathy to the family.

  4. My condolences to the family for this untimely loss,death be not proud.Your love one is now resting peacefully with his ancestors who proceeded him in death.RIP young scholar.

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