Thursday, April 21, 2016

50 Years Since Haile Selassie I Visited Jamaica

Ras Tafari community and others acknowledges the auspicious visit to Jamaica of King Of Kings of Ethiopia, Elect Of God, Negusa Nagast Haile Selassie I 50 years ago April 2, 1966. 

"This your first visit to Jamaica is one of, your Majesty, a most important and significant event. We have long hoped for this occasion and your presence with us today is assuredly your Majesty, a high point in our history" ~ Acting Prime Minister Donald Sangster. The Emperor presented 'gold medallions' to Rastafarians.



Haile Selassie I - "The legend... One of the world best known figure and faces and one that most of us knew least about....Father figure of modern Africa in relic of a vanishing world.... One of the last claimants to the divine right of Kings, the legendary descendant of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba"...more
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