UWP saddened by former senator’s death

first_img 129 Views   no discussions Share Photo compliments: Dr Lennox HonychurchThe main Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has expressed sadness at the death of former senator and deputy speaker of the House of Assembly, Swanston Carbon.In a statement issued on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the UWP said it mourned Mr Swanston’s passing at its management meeting on Monday, September 1, 2014.“The United Workers Party TEAM Dominica is truly saddened by the death of former Senator and businessman Swanston Carbon,” UWP’s political leader, Lennox Linton announced at the meeting.Mr Carbon, 68, died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, August 31, 2014.Mr Linton said, news of the Mr Carbon’s tragic passing, “came as a complete shock and has left Dominica with a great sense of loss”. He expressed the Party’s “deepest condolences” to Mr Carbon’s wife, children, other members of his family and the members of the Dominica Freedom Party with whom he served for more than thirty years. He added that as a political analyst and social commentator, the clarity of Mr Carbon’s “‘solutions oriented’ thinking in public discussions on the Constitutional rule of law and the economy of Dominica in particularly, was exemplary”. “In the continuing national conversation for better public understanding of important national development issues, the citizens of Dominica will miss senator Carbon’s balanced voice of understanding, reason and wisdom,” Mr Linton noted. He also noted that a loved one’s passing is never easy and the Party’s thoughts and prayers are with the relatives, friends and close associates of Mr Carbon in this time of sorrow. “May those who mourn his loss across the land find comfort in loving memories of his life and times. We trust that members of his immediate family will be forever mindful of the fact that they are surrounded by the love of many”. “We ask them to let patience be upon them and to allow the abiding love for this true champion of freedom and democracy to lift them up in this time of grief. Swanston Carbon has found eternal rest. His soul is now at peace,” the statement said.Dominica Vibes News News UWP saddened by former senator’s death by: – September 2, 2014 Tweetcenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Sharelast_img