The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Gaston Browne, has expressed deepest sympathy at the passing of Sir James ‘Son’ Mitchell, the former Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Prime Minister Browne telephoned Dr Ralph Gonsalves this morning to convey the condolences of the Caribbean Community’s Heads of Government to the nation of St Vincent and the Grenadines on the death of one of their iconic figures.
The CARICOM Chair recalled that Sir James has served for 16 years as Prime Minister of his country and during that time was an active regionalist, promoting several initiatives for the deepening of integration in the region.
Prime Minister Browne also noted that Sir James had been an active advocate of the idea of a political union of the countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States in the early 1980s.
“The region has lost a true champion of our CARICOM integration and a significant figure in advancing the region’s causes in the global community. We join the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines, especially the people of the island of Bequia where he was born and in which he spent his happiest times”, Prime Minister Brown concluded.
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CARICOM CHAIR,NFL,MEANING NOT FOR LONG.BY THE END OF DECEMBER HE WOULD BE GARNE A YARD,TIMES UP.
Your time is up mud man!!!
condolences to the people of SVG.
Harrold Lovell will NEVA get the opportunity to hold such a post.
Where does Harold Lovell come into this story. Are you obsessed with Harold Lovell. A man is dead. Good gracious, show some respect! Is everything about politics for you. Shame!
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