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DIASPORA | Eric Leopold Edwards, 'Jamaican elder statesman' dies in Washington at age 95

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2020 - Eric Leopold Edwards, a towering figure in the Jamaican and Caribbean American community here for more than seven decades, is being remembered and hailed as the former “elder statesman”of Jamaicans in the United States. He died at his home in Silver Springs Maryland on April 25 at the age of 95.

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