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Prime Minister Bruce Golding has lamented the passing yesterday (Dec 10) of one of the Caribbean region’s brightest and most outspoken journalists, John Maxwell.
Describing him as one of the vanguards of democracy, Prime Minister Golding said that Maxwell, in his over 50 years as a journalist, gained the utmost respect for his fearless and outspoken views and commentaries.
‘He lived life passionately and took that same approach and dedication to his profession as a journalist who managed to exercise his craft in every area of the media leaving his indelible mark. His death is a tremendous loss to his profession’, Mr Golding said.
The Prime Minister has extended condolence to his wife, Dr Marjan deBruin, his children, members of his family, his colleagues in the media and friends. John Maxwell died after a long battle with lung cancer.