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Premier pays tribute to former St Vincent PM Sir James Mitchell

Political heavyweight: Sir James Mitchell, the former Prime Minister of St. Vincent and The Grenadiines, died yesterday at the age of 90 (Photograph supplied)

David Burt, the Premier, has paid tribute to a former Prime Minister of St Vincent and The Grenadines who died yesterday.

Sir James Mitchell was leader of the nation between 1984 and 2000.

Mr Burt, described Sir James as “a giant of the Caribbean region” who was also “a proud Vincentian”.

“His lifetime of public service is remembered fondly by the people of St Vincent and The Grenadines who surely will now keenly feel his loss,” Mr Burt said.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda, I send our sincere condolences to his family, friends, and the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines as they mourn this tremendous loss.”

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Published November 24, 2021 at 11:17 am (Updated November 24, 2021 at 7:52 pm)

Premier pays tribute to former St Vincent PM Sir James Mitchell

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