Friday, November 5, 2010

Sir Hilary Beckles, eminent West Indian Historian visits Belize

-Press Release – Belmopan - 2nd November, 2010 - Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies ,Cave Hill Campus, Barbados - will visit Belize from 7-9 November 2010.
On Monday, November 8th, 2010, Sir Hilary will deliver a major Public Lecture entitled: “Reparations from Britain for Slavery, Native Genocide and Military Colonization” at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts, Belize City at 7.00 pm.
Sir Hilary is an esteemed author, historian, UNESCO Consultant and Cricketer.
During his visit Sir Hilary will meet with Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade/NICH, Members of the Kriol, Mayan and Garifuna Councils, and will be hosted at a planned Celebrity Cricket Match in Bermudian Landing.
Sir Hilary’s visit is sponsored by The UWI, Open Campus Belize and Belize’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade in association with NICH and KREM Television.
For further information please call: 223-0484 or email: Ambassador Adalbert Tucker -Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade 822 2110 /-669 0100.

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