New York :
The announcer and television presenter Ramón Aníbal Ramos He passed away this Tuesday in New York City.
Dominican radio and television are mourning the loss of the well-known presenter Ramón Aníbal Ramos. His widow, Ana Aminta, confirmed the unfortunate news through the communicator’s social networks:
“With a heavy heart, but accepting the will of Almighty God in the face of the irreparable loss and physical absence of my beloved husband Ramón Aníbal Ramos, I appreciate all your prayers and expressions of affection and friendship during the recent days of his illness. Strengthened in the faith that his departure is a temporary separation until the day we praise God in heaven together, I beg you to join us in prayer for the eternal rest of his soul. Amen ”, Ana Aminta published on her social networks.
Ramos, who had resided in New York since 1982, was a native of San Pedro de Macorís and was 76 years old.
According to the Dominican portal Listin Diario, Ramos would have suffered a massive heart attack after having dinner at his residence in New York on Monday, for which he was taken to the Jamaica hospital in Queens. But there, he could not overcome the critical condition and died this Tuesday.
As a prominent journalist and television presenter, Ramón Anibal Ramos worked tirelessly and passionately to tell the stories of the Dominican Republic and all Latinos in the United States with compassion and dignity, the SOMOS organization said in a statement.
During the last year, Ramos worked closely with Dr. Ramón Tallaj, a personal friend of the journalist, and together with the SOMOS Community Care network of doctors, they managed to document the tireless work of the community in their fight against COVID-19 at first line.
“It is difficult to find the words to express the loss of my friend and brother, Ramón Aníbal Ramos. He was a light in this world, they have taken him too soon from those he loved and who loved him fiercely. I pray that his family will be comforted knowing that he brought so much joy to so many people for more than 50 years. Rest in peace”. Dr. Ramón Tallaj, founder and president of Somos Community Care.
Also the communicator and friend of Ramos, Elías Barreras Corporán, reported on the death of the famous communicator.
My Friend Ramon Anibal EPD has just passed away pic.twitter.com/l0M022JV3n
– Elias B. Corporan (@EliasBCorporan) February 23, 2021
At present, the communicator kept active the television program “El Show de Ramón Aníbal Ramos”.
In this space, he presented a variety of topics on “community problems, interviews, reports from the Dominican Republic and other countries,” details the Listín Diario.
Ramón Aníbal Ramos is recognized throughout the Dominican Republic as “the most deeply-rooted and popular music announcer”, monopolizing most of the prizes awarded by various artistic and cultural institutions at that time, details the medium.
Ramos was selected by art critics as the “Most Outstanding Speaker” on the radio, and is remembered by the Circle of Dominican Broadcasters, who highlight the excellent work of Ramos for more than three consecutive years at that institution.