Caribbean News – Caribbean American Photojournalist Passes On – Caribbean and Latin America Daily News – News Americas

Caribbean News – Caribbean American Photojournalist Passes On – Caribbean and Latin America Daily News – News Americas

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Award-winning photojournalist, Cuban-born Barbadian Clyde Jones, l, with his wife. Jones reportedly died in hospital today after a prolonged illness, according to long-time journalist, Tony Best, writing for the Barbados Nation. (Barbados Nation image)

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 5, 2021: A Caribbean American photojournalist who covered the Diaspora in New York and the Caribbean for many decades in dead.

Award-winning photojournalist, Cuban-born Barbadian Clyde Jones, reportedly died in hospital after a prolonged illness, according to long-time journalist, Tony Best, writing for the Barbados Nation.

Jones, who was born in Sugar Hill in St Joseph, was in his late 80s. His wife, Thelma Jones, a former Wall Street banker, told Best that her husband passed away in Mount Sinai Hospital in Brooklyn.

Jones contributed to the Barbados Advocate for about 20 years and the Nation newspapers for at least a quarter of a century. He was also a photographer for Everybody’s Magazine and was also known to many parliamentarians,
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