Mourning a Statesman – A journey through The Gleaner Archives
As Jamaica continues to mourn the passing of the nation’s fifth prime minister, Edward Philip George Seaga, The Gleaner takes you on a journey through its archives as we reflect on the funerals for five former heads of Government. They are former prime ministers Sir Alexander Bustamante, Sir Donald Sangster, Hugh Shearer, and Michael Manley as well as former premier Norman Manley.
Sir Donald Sangster – April 18, 1967
Norman Manley – September 8, 1969
Sir Alexander Bustamante – August 15, 1977
Michael Manley – March 16, 1997
Hugh Shearer – July 18, 2004