KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, April 10 — The University of the West Indies Open Campus will continue its series of public lectures on national heroes next week Thursday, April 18 with a presentation by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.
The Prime Minister will deliver a lecture on the topic, “National Hero Status: Consideration for McIntosh, Joshua and Cato”.
He will make a case for why he thinks these three national figures ought to be considered for national hero status, given the impact and reach of their role as nation builders especially, their work among the working people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the open campus said.
The presentation will be held at the lecture Hall of the Open Campus at 6:30 p.m.
So far, historian Dr. Adrian Fraser has presented his case for George Augustus McIntosh to be made a national hero, while Dr. Kenneth John has made a case for Ebenezer Theodore Joshua.
SVG has one national hero, Joseph Chatoyer.