Artist Tony Preca passes away

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The death of Maltese artist and caricaturist Tony Preca was announced earlier today.

In a message on his Facebook page, MEP Dr Alfred Sant described him as “a genuine friend, a talented artist, a man of intelligence and commitment.”

He went on to say that “Tony was a man in the true sense of the word, sincere and loyal to the principles”. He conveyed his sincere condolences to Joyce his wife, his daughter. and to the whole family.

The Labour Party also paid tribute to Preca who for many years had published cartoons in the newspaper Il-Ħelsien when it was re-released in 1987.