Premier pays tribute to former St Vincent PM Sir James Mitchell
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.”