St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has joined persons in St. Kitts and Nevis and overseas in paying tribute to the late Pam Tyson, a Kittitian who was the first president of the Caribbean Netball Association.
"Yesterday (Monday), many of us learned, with sadness, that Ms. Pamela Ann Tyson had passed away in Trinidad. I extend the condolences of my Cabinet – and indeed the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis – to all those now left without her presence in their lives," said Prime Minister Douglas during his weekly radio programme "Ask the Prime Minister.
Dr. Douglas told listeners that Pam Tyson was an extraordinary athlete and manager.
"Indeed, many of us can remember her leading the St. Kitts National Netball Team to regional championships in 1973 and 1978, and it was in that general time period, as well, that she became the first president of the Caribbean Netball Association," said Prime Minister Douglas, who noted that Ms. Tyson briefly served as his personal assistant when he became prime minister in 1995, "as a result of her having held that position in the previous administration for a number of years. Once again, therefore, I extend sincere condolences."