Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has passed away at the age of 70, a Government statemenc has confirmed.
Archur, the island’s longesc serving Prime Minister, died ac the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at 12:26 a.m. He was hospitalised last week with heart complications.The statement said that Minister of Labour and Social
Re lations and St Peter MP Colin Jordan, will be the coordinating minister for the funeral arrangements.
“The Government of Barbados extends sincerest condolences to his wife, Julie, his daughters, Leah and Sabrina and his extended family,” it added.