St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis- Dr Terrance Drew, mourned the passing of Comrade Earl Clarke, who was a poet, historian, activist, stalwart, and patriot. He expressed sorrow and stated that he called him Professor because of the endless words of wisdom he often shared.
While lauding his contribution to the welfare of the nation, PM Terrance Drew said that he had contributed tremendously to nation-building on numerous levels, as an ardent party supporter and member and through several other organizations, such as the St Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union and Cuba-St Kitts Nevis Friendship Association to name a few. The nation has benefited greatly from his wealth of knowledge and passion.
“His energetic and spirited contributions will be sorely missed, “said the prime minister.
It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party announces the passing of Earl Clarke, a distinguished member and a true stalwart of their party.
St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party said that Clarke’s sudden departure has left a void that will be difficult to fill, and the party joins his family, friends, and the entire nation in mourning this profound loss. Earl Clarke was not only an esteemed member of their political family but also a dedicated servant of the people of St Kitts and Nevis. His unwavering commitment to public service and his profound love for our country have left an indelible mark on our nation’s history.
He served the people with humility, integrity, and a genuine desire to improve the lives of the citizens. Throughout his illustrious career, Clarke held various significant positions within our party, demonstrating his unwavering dedication and his deep understanding of the issues that matter most to the people. His contributions to the development and progress of our nation, particularly in the areas of preserving our history, have been invaluable.
Beyond his political achievements, Clarke was known for his compassionate nature and his willingness to lend a helping hand to those in need. He was a true champion of social justice, advocating for the marginalized and disadvantaged members of our society. His efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive nation will continue to inspire generations to come.
The loss of Earl Clarke is not only felt within the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party but across the entire nation. While mourning his demise, the party said, “We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. May they find solace in the memories of his remarkable life and the knowledge that his legacy will endure.”
As a party, they asserted that they are committed to carrying forward the torch that Earl Clarke held high. They will honour his memory by continuing to fight for the principles he held dear, striving for a fair and prosperous St Kitts and Nevis for all. His vision, leadership, and unwavering dedication will continue to guide us in the pursuit of a better future.
“Rest in eternal peace, dear Earl Clarke. Your contributions and the impact you have made on our beloved nation will forever be remembered and cherished, “SKNLP added.