|The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis is mourning the loss of its Chief Public Servant, Mr. Elvis Newton of Bird Rock, East Basseterre, St Kitts, who passed away peacefully in New York early Tuesday morning, August, 2015 at the age of 55.
At the time of his untimely death, he was Head of the Public Service Division (Chief Secretary) of the St. Kitts and Nevis Government and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, Labour and Social Security.
He left here in June this year for medical attention in New York where he succumbed to colon cancer.
News of his death Tuesday morning shocked the entire federation and Kittitians and Nevisians from all walks of life, at home and abroad, used social media and local radio stations to express their sincere condolences to his wife, children and other members of the bereaved family and extended family as well as to pay glowing tribute to this distinguished son of the soil. He was described as a true patriot, a...