Former school principal, credit unionist and politician, James Alexander of Grand Bay, has passed away.
Alexander died this morning the Dominica China Friendship Hospital. He was 73.
Alexander was a former Principal of the Pierre Charles Secondary School. He also served as the Secretary of the Co-operative Societies League and Second Vice President of the National Youth Council.
In 2014, the school teacher-turned-politician, was the United Workers Party’s candidate for the Grand Bay constituency in Dominica’s general election.
Alexander was educated at the Tete Morne Government School and the St. Mary’s Academy. He later attended the Dominica Teachers College, The University of the West Indies and the Guyana School of Agriculture. He was the holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree with honours in Educational Administration, a Diploma in Agriculture and Certificate in Management and Supervision.