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Prominent educator and Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Rex Nettleford is dead. Professor Nettleford graduated from UWI and also is a Rhode Scholar from London Oxford University. Jamaica has now lost one of its most outstanding citizens of the 21st century. He would have been 77 years of age tomorrow
Vice-chancellor emeritus at the University of the West Indies, Professor Rex Nettleford is dead.
Professor Nettelford died late this evening at the George Washington Hospital in the United States six days after collapsing in a US hotel.
He would have been 77 tomorrow.
Rex Nettleford is the recipient of Jamaica’s third highest honour – the order of Merit and is a cultural advisor to the prime minister.
He graduated from the University of the West Indies with History (hons.) and as a Rhode Scholar from Oxford University with postgraduate studies in Politics.
He’s also the author of several publications including, “Manley and the New Jamaica”, “The African Connexion”, and “In Our Heritage”. His latest published book is “Caribbean Cultural Identity, the case of Jamaica” (Jamaica Gleaner).