PHOTO FLASHBACK: The visit of Emperor Haile Selassie I to Jamaica in 1966
His imperial majesty, Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, King of Kings, Conquering Lion of Judah, arrived in Jamaica on April 21, 1966 to a welcome of superlatives.
And he wept.
He cried as he stood on the steps of an aircraft of Ethiopian Airliner which had brought him from Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica and surveyed the vast and uncontrollable crowd which had gathered at the Palisadoes Airport to greet him.
Visit go-jamaica.com/selassie/ to view a Gleaner Online Special - Looking back at the visit of The Emperor April 21, 1966