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Chastanet Extends Condolences On Passing Of St. Hill, Richardson


Opposition leader Allen Chastanet has extended condolences on the passing of two individuals he described as ‘esteemed public servants’.

The United Workers Party (UWP) leader noted the deaths of Cyprian Felix St. Hill and Cosmos Richardson with ‘profound sadness’.

St. Hill, a former Permanent Secretary, died at fifty-seven on December 16, 2023, at Tapion Hospital.

He was also a Former Deputy Director of Finance and Economic Affairs, and former General Manager of Radio Saint Lucia.

St. Hill’s funeral occurred on Wednesday.

“We celebrate his enduring contributions and the indelible impact he made through his dedicated service. His legacy is a testament to a life devoted to serving the people of Saint Lucia,” Allen Chastanet said regarding St. Hill.

He also noted the loss of Cosmos Richardson.

Chastanet recalled Richardson’s distinguished career as a Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Secretary, and Saint Lucia’s Ambassador to the United Nations.

He said the career speaks volumes about his dedication to Saint Lucia and the global community.

The former Prime Minister said Richardson’s departure is a significant loss to his family and to all whom his exemplary service inspired.
“In these challenging times, I pray that your families find solace in the rich memories and the remarkable legacies that the two left behind,” Chastanet said about Richardson and St. Hill.

(Left to Right) Cosmos Richardson and Cyprian Felix St. Hill

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  1. Mr Richardson, a man I knew personally. St Lucia has lost a true son in you. He aided so many selflessly. It is so sad to learn of his passing. I hope you are with the angels now. You deserve that standing my good man.


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