leader and consummate friend of Jamaica, whose legacy will live on well beyond the 90 years of his life.
“Fidel’s passing represents the end of an era and the triumph of hope over despair, service to the people over self and the victory of the human spirit of kindness and love over selfishness and hate,” said Simpson Miller. “I am deeply saddened by his death, but remain eternally inspired by his example of greatness and selfless service to the Cuban people and to humanity.”
Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson characterised his old friend as “indisputably, one of the greatest political and world leaders of our time. Fidel was, and will always be, spoken of