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Rita Marley among Jamaicans to receive honours at investiture ceremony

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Rita Marley among Jamaicans to receive honours at investiture ceremony

by Myesha Broadie

Dr. Alferita Marley, better known as Rita was among four persons who were awarded the order of Jamaica, at today’s (October 21) ceremony of investiture and presentation of National Honours and Awards.

The others are Dr. Julius Garvey, Robert Levy, and Robert Pickersgill.

Rita Marley, the widow of the legendary Bob Marley, received the honour for outstanding contribution to the popularization of Jamaican Music, and by extension, Brand Jamaica on the world stage, and for humanitarian work through the Rita Marley Foundation

Despite being wheelchair bound, she continues to make strides in the promotion of the legacy of her late husband.



News Credit: IrieFM | Read here https://www.iriefm.net/rita-marley-among-jamaicans-to-receive-honours-at-investiture-ceremony/

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