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Vivian Crawford: Preserving And Promoting Jamaica’s History

Vivian Crawford: Preserving And Promoting Jamaica’s History

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

HE’S ONE of those persons whose personality can light up any room. Vivian Crawford, the charismatic, vibrant head of the Institute ofJamaica, has been leading the East Street, Kingston facility for more than 11 years, even though he initially signed on for only a three-month stint. This did not happen by accident. Crawford is one […]

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Ghana:  “Use PANAFEST to reduce modern forms of Slavery in Africa” Vice Prez

Ghana: “Use PANAFEST to reduce modern forms of Slavery in Africa” Vice Prez

| July 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Vice President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has urged African leaders and people of African descent in the Diaspora, to use the celebration of Pan Africa Festival (PANAFEST) and Emancipation Day to defeat modern day slavery that is confronting Africa today. According to the Vice President the celebration should not only be used to create […]

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Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ghana’s relationship with the Caribbean dates back over 400 years ago through the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade when Sub- Sahara Africans were under duress deracinated (uprooted) from their homeland. Millions of able men and women left the shores as some died on the way through thirst and starvation, others killed or maimed and beautiful ones […]

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