Celebrating the 97th Anniversary of The Birth of the Most Hon. Hugh Shearer

Author  Kristen Laing

Please see below photos and captions regarding the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) hosting of a Floral Tribute to commemorate the 97TH Anniversary of the birth of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer ON, OJ, PC, Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, on Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

The celebratory event saw a number of national and civic leaders in attendance and was also attended by the Most Honourable Mrs. Hugh Shearer, OJ, CD, widow of the former Prime Minister.

oliverThe Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport gives her remarks during a celebratory floral tribute to commemorate the 97TH Anniversary of the birth of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, on Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

charmineThe melodious Charmaine Lemonious gives a soulful musical tribute during a celebratory floral tribute to commemorate the 97TH Anniversary of the birth of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, on Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

floralholnessThe Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister lays a floral arrangement on the shrine of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaicaduring a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth.The celebratory event was held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

brownSenator Lambert Brown salutes the shrine of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica during a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth. Brown, who represented Dr. Peter Phillips, Leader of the Opposition,laid a floral arrangement on the shrine during the celebratory event, which was held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

Shearer The Most Honourable Mrs. Hugh Shearer, widow of the Most Honourable Hugh Shearer, former Prime Minister stands solemnly at her husband’s shrine after laying a floral arrangement during a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth. The celebratory eventwas held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

gayleSenator Kavan Gayle, President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Unionlays a floral arrangement on the shrine of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica during a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth. The celebratory event was held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston. 

charlesMr. Pearnel Charles Jr., Member of Parliament for South East Clarendon stands solemnly at the shrine of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica during a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth. Charles laid a floral arrangement on the shrine during the celebratory event, which was held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

robertMr. Danny Roberts, Head of the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Institute stands solemnly at the shrine of the Most Honourable Hugh Lawson Shearer, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, after laying a floral arrangement during the floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of Shearer’s birth. Thecelebratory eventwas held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

Hugh Shearer (left to right):Senator Lambert Brown, representing Dr. Peter Phillips, Leader of the Opposition; Mr. Pearnel Charles Jr., Member of Parliament for South East Clarendon; The Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport; The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister; The Most Honourable Mrs. Hugh Shearer, Widow of the Most Honourable Hugh Shearer; Senator Kavan Gayle, President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union and Mr. Danny Roberts, Head of the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Institute stand in solidarity at the shrine of former Prime Minister Hugh Lawson Shearer during a floral tribute to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of his birth. The celebratory event was held on Shearer’s birthday, Monday, May 18 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

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