Jamaican Athletics: A Model for the World

Under the distinguished patronage of the Consul General of Jamaica, Hon. C.P. Ricardo Allicock, the Consulate General of Jamaica will host a book signing for Judge Patrick Robinson of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, on January 4, 2008, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Lexington Hotel, Downtown Orlando, 304 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida.

Judge Robinson’s book, Jamaican Athletics - A Model for the World, analyzes the phenomenon of Jamaica’s achievements in global athletics and suggests models for further successes. Five dollars from the sale of each book will be donated to the Arthur Wint Basic School in Lucea, Jamaica.

“This small treasure of a book by distinguished jurist Patrick Robinson is a feast for any fan who’d like to know more or be refreshed about Jamaican track and field: its history, the structure---including the national federation, the secondary schools sports association, the junior levels, and CHAMPS (national HS championships)”--Coach Stephen Francis, junior and senior national records, international competition.

For information please contact Sandy Isaacs @ 407-272-7522 or e-mail Lewis Buchanan @ lewis@ivacommunications.net



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