St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris paid tribute to Former Premier of Nevis and Ambassador Vance Amory and outlined his contribution towards the upliftment and common goods of the people of St Kitts and Nevis. Former Premier Amory took his last breath on Saturday, April 2, 2022, in London Hospital after being suffered from Cancer.
While expressing his deep condolences, PM Harris cited, “It is with the essence of deep sadness and regret that I announced to the nation the passing of Ambassador Vance Amory, a former Premier of Nevis and former senior minister in the federal cabinet of ministers of our team unity has lost his life due to the Cancer at Hospital of the United Kingdom.”
He expressed that the death of Ambassador Amory signals the passing of a true patriot and elder statesman who made a positive remark about the development of St Kitts and Nevis over the course of his life. Born on May 22nd, 1949 in the Rawlins village, Amory lead a full life that was punctuated by a number of key achievements and accomplishments including the following.
- Scholar, educator, and respected cricketer who performed well for the combined islands.
- He is a great politician, founding member, and former leader of the Concerned Citizens’ Movement of Nevis.
- Founding member of the Team Unity movement and senior minister and Minister of Nevis Affairs and other affairs of Federal government.
PM Harris further hailed Amory and noted, “He became my dear friend, mentor, and advisor as we embark on the journey of the Team Unity in order to provide the prosperity, strong leadership, and good governance to the good people of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. With his invaluable partnership and support Team Unity was established with the mandate of transcending the traditionally limited political boundaries for the development of the Federation.”