FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2010
STATEMENT OF MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON THE DEATH OF BARBADOS PRIME MINISTER DAVID THOMPSON
"The death of Prime Minister David Thompson, at such a young age, is a tragedy for the people of Barbados. He worked tirelessly on their behalf and always had their best interests at heart. I enjoyed meeting with him at a reception for leaders from the Caribbean held at Gracie Mansion. There are tens of thousands of New Yorkers with roots in Barbados, and we join together in mourning his passing. On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my deepest sympathy to his wife, Marie-Josephine Mara, and their three daughters."
Stu Loeser (212) 788-2958