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    August 2016

    Spotlight on Reparations for Native Genocide and Slavery

    August 9, 2016
    Palm Gardens, Paramaribo,Suriname

    The National Reparations Committee of Suriname will host a Reparations Youth Rally and Relay on 9 August, woven into the already well established, rich tradition of celebrating the Day of the Indigenous People. The celebrations, which will feature a marketplace of art and craft, rituals and performances and the passing of the Reparations baton, will be held in the Palm Gardens, Paramaribo, Suriname. The events in Suriname will be webcast live throughout the region and all the National Reparations Committees…

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    St. Lucia Marks 129 years Since the Birth of Marcus Garvey

    August 17, 2016
    Open Campus, The Morne, Castries,Saint Lucia

    The St. Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) and the Saint Lucia branch of the UWI Open Campus will jointly host a series of events to observe and celebrate the birthday of Marcus Garvey (17 August 1887), the launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015 – 2024), the official launch of a Reparations Lecture Series, and the staging of St. Lucia's Reparations Youth Rally and Relay and passing of the Reparations baton.  The events will be held…

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    The Saint Lucia 2016 Colloquy on Emancipation & Reparations, Marcus Garvey & the UN Decade for People of African Descent

    August 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Open Campus, The Morne, Castries,Saint Lucia

    (All invitees are asked to please be seated by 6.40pm, to facilitate on-time start of live broadcasts by local and regional media houses and participating videoconferencing) 7:00pm - Call to Order by NRC Chairman Earl Bousquet Arrival of the Governor General National Anthem of Saint Lucia entities Order of Program 1. Welcome Prayers - Monsignor Patrick A.B. Anthony Rt. Hon Priest Kailash Kay Leonce Emancipation Chant 2. Welcome Remarks by Office of the Prime Minister – Ambassador Cosmos Richardson 3.…

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    October 2016

    2016 Jounen Kwèyol CARICOM Reparations Baton Relay, Youth Rally and Youth Forum

    October 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
    Castries, Castries,Saint Lucia

    The events will be in keeping with Saint Lucia”s membership of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) and are being coordinated by the Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC), a member of the CRC, appointed by the Government of Saint Lucia. The Saint Lucia events are in keeping with the CARICOM decision that each member-state hosts a Reparations Youth Rally, Relay and Forum, specifically targeted at Youth, to help anchor the Reparations cause in the minds of tomorrow”s people. (Similar rallies…

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