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The University of Southern Caribbean (USC) launched its Center for African Studies to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies, during a special activities held on campus in Trinidad and Tobago, Aug. 4, 2014.
Minister Councillor of the Nigerian High Commission Nasiru Waje commended university leaders for the initiative and said the center “should be viewed as an ‘Act of restitution’ as it helps to ensure that the contributions of Africans to humanity are well transmitted and documented.”
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Church leaders from the Inter-American Division lead out their delegation during a special parade at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division International Pathfinder Camporee, on August 15, 2014, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. The event drew more than 900 pathfinders from Inter-America to join the 46,000 from around the world in attendance of the five-day camporee. Image courtesy of Julio C. Javier/IAD
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Kirkland Williams accepts his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Caribbean University President, Dr. Trevor Gardner during the second commencement exercise in Mandeville, Jamaica, August 10, 2014. Williams, 30, earned a full scholarship to pursue a Masters of Arts in Religion with emphasis in Biblical Studies at Yale University in Connecticut, United States. Image by Nigel Coke/IAD
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Abel Marquez, associate communication director for the church in Inter-America takes a photograph with Ezequiel Rueda (left) and Christian Gavilanes (right) communication leaders in North Colombia and Ecuador during a communication workshop held at Casa de la Cultura Auditorium in Bucaramanga, Colombia, August 9, 2014. More than 200 communicators used their cell phones to send a message of hope to a friend or relative who has not joined the church, as part of the NOW youth initiative. Image courtesy of North Colombia Union/IAD.
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Young Seventh-day Adventists jump in front of a traffic light on a street in Caracas, Venezuela, as they hold signs with the words “Smile God believes in you,” on August 6, 2014. They along with more 2,000 Adventist members took a week off to offer hope and participate in city-wide impact activities throughout the capital city. The event becomes the second annual impact event organized by the church for big-city impact in the east Venezuela region. Images courtesy East Venezuela Union/IAD
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Moises Mendoza a fourth-year music major at Colombia’s Adventist University in plays a piece while guest professor Sergey Sichkov listens in and takes notes, during the institution’s sixth annual piano festival held in Medellin, July 21-24, 2014. Mendoza was among 19 students from different universities across Colombia to participate in the festival aimed at fostering musical development in university pianists who are looking to strengthen their artistic career. Image by Claudia Escobar/IAD