Veteran Caribbean broadcaster dies

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The former secretary of the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), Terrence Holder has died. He was 73.

Holder, who retired as Deputy General Manager of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) had been suffering from cancer. He died at his home.

Holder also served as General Manager of the state-owned Guyana Broadcasting Corporation and also on the board of directors of National Communications Network (NCN).

Holder also served the Guyana Cricket Board and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), the latter having only last year congratulated him for his contribution to that association.

He also served as CBU president and served as secretary general from 1988-92.

He is survived by four children. His wife, Yvonne, who worked at the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat, died in 2007.

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