Puerto Viejo Cultural House to Have a Name

March 11, 2005

THE town of Puerto Viejo deTalamanca, on the southern Caribbeancoast, is in the process of naming itscultural house after Jamaican MarcusGarvey (1887-1940), founder of theUniversal Negro Improvement Associationand a pivotal figure in the strugglefor racial equality in Costa Ricaand throughout the world.

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