Veteran journalist, Samuel McKnight, has passed away at the age of 58.
McKnight was an employee at Guardian Media for over a decade, from 2006 to 2017.
The journalist, who had diabetes, died from complications associated with the disease.
He leaves to mourn his wife and children.
The entire Guardian Media Family mourns his passing along with his family.
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Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh laments the fact that the anti-vaccsers lobby is having so much success at preventing people from taking care of their health—to the point where the anti-vaccsers are not only dominating social media, but showing up in Parliament.
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The two-year project was announced in Geneva (Copyright EPA)
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Gopeesingh was speaking in yesterday’s 2020 Budget debate in the Lower House.
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