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Jamaica visit for Archbishop Sentamu: CEN 8.24.07 p 9. August 24, 2007

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THE ARCHBISHOP of York, Dr John Sentamu has been invited to Jamaica to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Atlantic Slave Trade.

Dr Sentamu will be a guest of the Diocese of Jamaica and the nation from Oct 5-12 and will be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree at the University of the West Indies on Oct 6 at a Special Convocation at the Assembly Hall at the University’s Mona Campus, the diocese reports.

Past recipients of honorary degrees at a Special Convocation at the UWI include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Colin Powell, Harry Belafonte and Kofi Annan.

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