Statement by the OECS Director General on the Passing of Fidel Castro

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Statement by the OECS Director General on the Passing of Fidel Castro

Sunday, November 27, 2016 — The OECS has conveyed it condolences to the people of Cuba following the passing of Fidel Castro.

OECS Director General, His Excellency Dr. Didacus Jules said the poor and the marginalized had lost the greatest champion of social justice and equity.

“The world has lost a leader whose historical vision was unmatched, whose resolve was unshakeable and whose legacy is indelible.

“Fidel was a steadfast friend of the Caribbean and his contributions in education and health have been the greatest gifts to the long term viability of Caribbean societies.

“His solidarity with Africa and the Developing World led to the end of Apartheid and oppression in many parts of the world

“We mourn his loss but celebrate his legacy and extend our deepest condolences to his family and the people of Cuba” said Dr. Jules.

Post Author: Nicole Georges

Is Dominican-born and based in Canada. She has worked as a journalist over 20 years, and been a Christian since the age of 9. She covers current affairs, women and children's issues, the beauty and fashion industry, and issues related to the Caribbean and Caribbean disapora.

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