Official Funeral offered by Prime Minister Mottley for Nation Publishing’s Editor Emeritus

Barbadians – from the Prime Minister to the person on the street – are now mourning the passing of Media Magnate and Legacy Creator Harold Fitzherbert Hoyte who died Sunday morning at the age of 77

(<em>FILE IMAGE</em>) <strong>Mr Hoyte</strong>, considered by most as the doyen of journalism in Barbados and across the region, and one of the founders of the Nation Publishing Co. Limited, died at 11:20 a.m. at his home in St Thomas, with his wife <strong>Noreen</strong> and sister <strong>Sheila Brewster</strong> at his side.

(FILE IMAGE) Mr Hoyte, considered by most as the doyen of journalism in Barbados and across the region, and one of the founders of the Nation Publishing Co. Limited, died at 11:20 a.m. at his home in St Thomas, with his wife Noreen and sister Sheila Brewster at his side.

Among those offering sympathy and tribute, included the Commissioner of Police, and his Senior Command Team along with Rank and File of the Royal Barbados Police Force they offered profound condolences to the Family, relatives, friends, work colleagues and all members in the fraternity of Journalism on Mr Hoyte’s passing and also stated; “May his soul rest in peace.”

This was apart from the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley who not only enjoyed Mr Hoyte’s company but his wise suggestions in many issues she has faced over the years. In gratitude for his counsel and friendship, she made a generous offer to his surviving family…

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