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Culture Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange says her ministry is committed to the acquisition and development of lands at Pinnacle in St Catherine on behalf of the Rastafari community.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has undertaken to have the Cabinet review the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, and its implications for the Jamaican Rastafari community.
Special interview with Ras Flako Tafari from Montego Bay (JA), courtesy of Ras Julio from Perugia (Italy)
The RRL exhibition Rastafari: The Majesty and The Movement was first shown in Ethiopia in 2014 at the Museum of Addis Ababa. It was the British component in an international tribute to the Emperor. Since then the exhibition has toured several British cities with growing success. Its present run at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre ends on 30th June. Then it will transfer to UWI and other Rastafari venues in Jamaica throughout 2016.
A new documentary called Tezeta (The Ethiopian Armenians) discusses the Armenian-Ethiopian connection.
When His Majesty came to Jamaica in 1966, most of the brethren in the community of Granville went to Kingston. I and Brother Largie took turns to drive the Anglia motor car, while Brother Washer drove his own car; it was three car loads of us.
In April 1966 His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia visited the Caribbean.
I have the honour in this dispatch to report that His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, accompanied by an official entourage of 12, including two of his grandchildren, Her Royal Highness Imebet Sofyia Desta and His Highness Prince Mikael, paid a State visit to Jamaica from 21-24 April.
Schedule of Events April 2016