National Hero Marcus Garvey

Costa Rica declares Marcus Garvey honorary citizen

One of Jamaica’s national heroes, Marcus Garvey, was on Tuesday declared an Honorary Citizen of the Republic by the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.  A report in the Semanario Universidad publication in Costa Rica said that all 44 legislators in the assembly voted in favour of declaring the honour on Garvey. Representative Rosalia Brown of the New […]

Dr Julius Garvey, son of Jamaica's first National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey, speaking with Octavia Taylor, deputy head girl of Kendal Primary and Infant School, last Friday. (Photo: Kasey Williams)

Garvey first for primary schools

The national hero’s son, Dr Julius Garvey said the Marcus Garvey in Schools Foundation received a letter dated February 23 from the Ministry of Education and Youth, giving permission for an extension of a pilot project to have Garvey’s teachings in primary schools. Twenty-two early childhood and basic schools took part in the first phase […]

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