Veteran trade unionist, senator and ABLP stalwart Robin Bascus dies


Veteran Trade Unionist, Senator and Antigua Labour Party Stalwart Robin Bascus has died.

He passed away at 6 am Wednesday at the age of 86 years, following a period of illness, a family member confirmed.

Bascus worked as a manager at Antigua Sugar Factory and served as General Secretary, Antigua Trades and Labour Union (AT&LU).

He was said to be an early organizer of union involvement with statutory corporations.

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  1. “It is APPOINTED unto man once to die, but after this the judgement”. ~Hebrews 9:27

    “And God shall wipe away ALL tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” ~Revelation 21:5

    Heartfelt condolences to his loved ones.

  2. Yet another great comrade leaving us. God bless his soul and comfort his family.
    Great friend. I’ll miss you.

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