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Seaga's family says thanks to Jamaica

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga in a photo with his wife Carla and their daughter Gabrielle

The family of Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga express gratitude to the people of Jamaica for their prayers and messages of comfort.

Seaga died today on his 89th birthday at a Miami hospital where he was being treated for cancer.

The family’s message was conveyed in a statement issued by Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

Holness said he was saddened to announce the passing.

He also said the necessary arrangements are in place for Seaga’s body to be flown back to Jamaica at the earliest possible time.

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