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Thank you all for the great honour and kindness you have shown by inviting me to address the representatives of the people in a joint session of the two Houses of the Jamaican Parliament, on the occasion of the first State Visit to this beautiful country by the Queen and myself.
I should like to begin my address by paying tribute to all Jamaicans who gave their lives in the fight against slavery, one of the most execrable crimes committed by Humankind.
I am particularly glad to do so in this building, named in honour of George William Gordon, one of Jamaica