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FORMER PM ANR ROBINSON HAS DIED

by | Apr 9, 2014

Arthur_RobinsonFormer Prime Minister, Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, has passed away at the St Clair Medical Hospital.

The former Prime Minister died at approximately 6:30 am.

Mr. Robinson was hospitalized at the institution since March after he complained of feeling unwell.

Over the years Mr. Robinson suffered from a number of ailments including  a stroke and his prostate.

Mr. Robinson was the third President of Trinidad and Tobago, serving from 19 March 1997 to 17 March 2003. He was also the third Prime Minister, serving in that capacity from 18 December 1986 to 17 December 1991.

He is internationally recognized for his proposal that eventually led to the founding of the International Criminal Court.

In May 2011 for his great service to this country, the airport in Tobago was renamed the A.N.R. Robinson International Airport, replacing the name “Crown Point International Airport.

In November 2011, he was the recipient of Tobago’s highest award, the Tobago Medal of Honour.

Mr. Robinson was 87 years old

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