Dr. Henry Browne is Keynote Speaker at Requiem Service for Labour Movement stalwarts

Dr. Henry Browne (photo by Erasmus Williams)

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 26TH 2011 (CUOPM) – Prominent Nevisian barrister Dr. Henry Stogumber Browne is the keynote speaker at this year’s Requiem Service commemorating the life of public service to the Federation by late leaders of the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Movement.

Dr. Browne will give the feature address during the service at the St. Paul’s Parish Church in St. Paul’s on Sunday, 29th May.

In attendance will be the Governor General, His Excellency Dr. Sir Cuthbert Sebastian; Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, Cabinet Ministers, the Diplomatic Corps, the Executive Officers and Members of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party and the St. Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union, family members and a wide cross section of the local community.

The Service, which starts at 4:00 P.M., will give thanks and praise for the service of the early pioneers of the Labour Movement including Thomas Manchester and J. Matthew Sebastian and National Heroes, Their Right Excellencies, Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw, Sir C. A. Paul Southwell and Sir Joseph N. France; Their Excellencies Sir Lee Llewellyn Moore and E. St. John Payne and the Hon. Fitzroy Bryant and Hon. Charles E. Mills.

The Service will be conducted by Father Wilfred Daniel with Rev. Joyce Rohan officiating and Lady Hulda Lawrence as Organist. The First Lesson will be read by Prime Minister Douglas and the Second Lesson by Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Sam Condor.

Organisers say the Service this year will include greater participation by the youths, who will use verses from the Bible in a choral speaking setting, paying tribute to the late fallen heroes and a presentation by New Generations.

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