Tribute paid to Fidel in the African Awareness Month activities at UWI Cave Hill Campus.

A special remembrance of the contribution of the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, was made by pan-African leaders and academics from the UWI Cave Hill Campus at the opening ceremony of a week of activities (February 19 to 23) as part of the Month of African Awareness, which was organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences.The mention of Fidel made by the Baptist reverends Onkphra Welch and John Howell recognised his permanent internationalist vocation and his decisive role played in the liberation process of several African countries, for which he was highlighted along with other leaders of the subregion such as Marcus Garvey, Clement Payne, Tusan Louverture and the African continent such as Nelson Mandela, Sekou Turé, Agostinho Neto, among many others.In this context, the Vice Dean of the Faculty highlighted the presence of Cuban Ambassador Francisco Fernández, while in his turn Dr. Tennyson Joseph, Head of the Department of Government and Sociology, referred the diverse academic, artistic and cultural activities conceived to continue the awareness-raising work, in particular towards young generations.


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