Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has paid tribute to former parliamentarian, Sir Vincent Ian Beach, who passed away yesterday.
Speaking on NBC Radio from Taiwan last night, Dr. Gonsalves said Sir Vincent was one of the most successful Political figures, in the history of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Prime Minister noted that Sir Vincent was one of the towering figures, and one of the most distinguished personalities of SVG and the Caribbean.
Dr. Gonsalves said Sir Vincent, who was a friend and a comrade – had an extraordinary personality.
The former political veteran passed away during the early hours of Monday August 5 – at the age of 87 – at his Spring Estate home after a period of illness.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said the former Political icon will be given a state funeral, because of his outstanding service and contribution to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.