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MAN OF HONOUR: Jamaica’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Percival James Patterson, has been made the first ‘Statesman in Residence’ at the University of the West Indies (UWI). “This honorary title is reserved for very distinguished and prominent regional and international retired leaders who are willing to carry out a scope of work within the university’s strategic plan – and brings to the task the necessary budget and support system so as to be independent in their functions,” the university said in a release. In addition to this new office for Patterson, the UWI is also home to the newly christened PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy and the PJ Patterson Endowment Fund.