American Foundation for the University of the West Indies

Machel Montano gets prestigious American Foundation for the University of the West Indies award

Soca artiste Machel Montano has been awarded the ‘Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley Award' by the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies at its Legacy Gala in New York City last night.

This award is given to individuals of Caribbean heritage who, through their efforts and contribution to community have been able to shine a global spotlight on issues impacting the Caribbean.

The awards honour notable individuals from the US and the Caribbean, all of whom represent high levels of achievement within their respective fields.