Establishment of The Bahamas National Reparations Committee

The following is a press statement by Fred Mitchell, Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration made on March 24th, 2014:

At the Thirty-First Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Regular Meeting held 23 July 2013, the Heads agreed on an action plan on the matter of reparations for native genocide and slavery, […]

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Second Caricom Reparation Conference

By The Most Honourable P.J Patterson ON, OCC, PC, QC

Honourable Gaston Brown, Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda, Hon. Freundal Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados, and Chair of the CARICOM Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Reparations, Minister Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth & Culture and Leader of the Jamaican Delegation. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Chair of […]

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Jamaica Calculates Its Reparations Money

By Bert Wilkinson

As governments and the civil society movement prepare for a major conference on reparations in idyllic Antigua next month, the Jamaicans have not surprisingly fired the first salvo in the battle over the amount that nations such as Britain would have to pay for their role in the brutal trans­Atlantic slave trade.

Jamaica’s […]

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Cuba Supports Caribbean Reparations

Cites Haitian Revolution as “forerunner” of liberation movements in Latin America and Caribbean

NEW YORK, United States, Monday September 29, 2014, CMC – Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla has called for “profound reform” of the United Nations, starting with the 15­member Security Council, saying that the Secretary­General should be “an advocator and guarantor of international […]

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