Kingston, Jamaica, 30 March 2022. A representation of the Cuban State Mission in Jamaica, headed by Ambassador Fermín Quiñones Sánchez, visited the Fidel Castro headquarters of the Anchovy Secondary School, in the parish of Saint James, to participate in the ceremony to thank the Board of Governors leaving that school.
During the ceremony, special recognition was given to the Chairman of the Board, Calvin Brown, a journalist and communicator who is a friend of Cuba and an admirer of our Commander in Chief. In his intervention, the Ambassador thanked the tireless work of Calvin and his digital news site WiredJa in disseminating an objective image of the Cuban Revolution and his contribution to the fight and condemnation of the US blockade against our people.
The buildings that today are occupied by the Fidel Castro headquarters were built by Cuba in 1979 as part of an educational facility that would be donated to Jamaica; But it wasn't until 2015, thanks to efforts spearheaded by Calvin Brown and other friends, that its original purpose was rescued. That year, with the presence of the Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson and the Cuban Ambassador, the second headquarters of the Anchovy Secondary School was inaugurated in them, and the campus was baptized with the name of the historical leader of the Revolution.
The school authorities expressed their desire that the center become a benchmark for research on the life and work of Fidel and his relationship with Jamaica. On his part, the Cuban Ambassador expressed the will to continue supporting the school with graphic and informative materials on Cuba, the Revolution and the Commander in Chief.