Vote of Thanks delivered on behalf of Jamaican Medical Scholarship Awardees (2012) at The Embassy of The Republic of Cuba in Jamaica, June 8, 2012. Reprinted from YESCuba Newsletter of the Jamaican Youth and Elders in Solidarity with Cuba, June 9, 2012

It is, indeed, a signal honour for me to have been invited to move this vote of thanks. “Thank you” could be said as simply and as easily as this: “THANK YOU.” But might this not be rude? Would this not be an instance of brevity being most inappropriate? On the other hand, I could choose to be boring and insensitive to this wonderful audience and deliver an hour-long diatribe..

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