Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Arthur Robinson | Former island leader, 87

Arthur N.R. Robinson, 87, a political leader in the Caribbean island-nation of Trinidad and Tobago who survived a bloody coup attempt while prime minister in 1990 and was a force in the creation of the International Criminal Court, died April 9 in the capital of Port-of-Spain.

National Security Minister Gary Griffith said Mr. Robinson had complications from diabetes.

Mr. Robinson held ministerial posts in Trinidad and Tobago before serving as prime minister from 1986 to 1991. He held the mostly ceremonial position of president from 1997 to 2003. - Washington Post

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