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Jamaican politician Dr D.K. Duncan passes away


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Jamaican politician Dr D.K. Duncan passes away

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Kingston – Veteran Jamaican politician Dr D.K. Duncan has died.

Duncan, who was a stalwart of the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP), died in hospital on Thursday.

He was admitted in late August after experiencing sinusitis and tiredness.

He later tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

His death was confirmed by General Secretary of the PNP, Julian Robinson.

Duncan, who was 80, began his political career in 1966.

In 1977 he was appointed Minister of National Mobilisation.

Two of his daughters, Imani Duncan-Price and Patricia Duncan-Sutherland, ran unsuccessfully on PNP tickets in the recent general elections. (CMC)

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