President of the Senate Represents Grenada at the Funeral of PM Gonsalves’ Mother

Friday, July 14, 2017 7:18 PM- George's, Grenada

 ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, THURSDAY JULY 14th, 2017 – GIS: President of the Senate, Senator the Honourable Chester Humphrey, will represent Grenada at the funeral of the mother of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. the Right Honourable Ralph Gonsalves.

Ms. Theresa Francis, mother of the Vincentian leader, passed away on the night of July 4th, while the prime minister was in Grenada attending the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). PM Gonsalves remained in Grenada and participated in the first full day and a half of the meeting, before leaving midday on Thursday, July 6th.

Grenada’s Prime Minister and current CARICOM Chairman, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, extended personal condolences to Prime Minister Gonsalves, and ensured that the opening day of the Conference’s plenary session began with a minute of silence in honour of Ms. Theresa Francis.

The funeral of Ms. Francis takes place on Saturday, July 15th in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Grenada’s Senator Humphrey, a close friend of Prime Minister Gonsalves, and a well-known Caribbean Trade Unionist, is expected to be one of several high level regional Government officials in attendance.

The Government of Grenada once again, extends condolences to Prime Minister Gonsalves and the rest of the family and friends of Ms. Theresa Francis - May her soul rest in peace.




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