Former Director of Protocol in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Elinor Felix, is dead.

Ambassador Felix died yesterday morning.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, on the social media platform, Facebook, expressed  great sadness at Ambassador Felix ‘s passing. He says she worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for several years.

Mr. Holness says Felix who had a wonderful spirit was also the former chief of state protocol in the Office of the Prime Minister and a former Ambassador to Cuba.

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, also paid tribute to Ambassdor Felix who was his cousin. He described Ambassador Felix as “likkle but tallawah”.

The Opposition Leader also hailed her as disciplined, committed and the consummate professional.

Dr. Phillips says Ambassador Felix had a fighting spirit and gave of her very best to her family, work and country with joy.

At the time of her passing, Ambassador Felix was the Director of Protocol at the Caribbean Maritime University, CMU.

The University says Ambassador Felix joined the CMU family in 2017 soon after its transition.

It says she was regarded as a vibrant and active member of the Office of Marketing and Communications, positively impacting staff and students with her warm personality.