The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) and the Office of the Ambassador for Diaspora Affairs will on Sunday present a special Webinar for the Saint Lucian and Caribbean Diaspora on ‘Reparations for The Caribbean & The Diaspora: Why, How and When?’ The Sunday, 21 February 2021 event — from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm […]
Thank you Madame Chair – Professor Shepherd/Sister Verene
I am indeed pleased to bring comradely greetings from the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission – to the Centre for Reparation Research, the St Lucia National Reparations Committee and to the guest lecturers on this the third in the series of. I am sure that I am […]
GENEVA (26 November 2020) — The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today published its guidance to combat racial profiling, emphasizing, among other issues, the serious risk of algorithmic bias when artificial intelligence (AI) is used in law enforcement.
The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), made up of 18 individual experts, has […]
‘Regional and Revealing, Upbeat and Uplifting!’
CASTRIES Saint Lucia, Thursday September 24, 2020:– The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) is promising an inaugural lecture in its schools that will be regional in content and purely Caribbean in character, with Saint Lucian and Caribbean students – and teachers – to get a first indication of how […]
Monsignor calls for ‘Bold, Frank and Honest’ Regional Reparations Conversation
CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, August 21, 2020:– A Saint Lucian church leader has paid tribute to early contributors to the struggles for Black Liberation and Social development in and from the Caribbean between the 1970s and the 21st Century and called for the current discussion on Reparations […]
The “Bussa” Statue, in Barbados, created to commemorate the nation’s slave rebellion in 1816.
GEORGETOWN-Guyana -The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will observe the 186th anniversary of the abolition of slavery on Saturday, with the chairman of the regional integration movement, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves saying that this year’s observance is taking […]
The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) and several stakeholder entities are organizing a year of activities leading to the XXX Anniversary of the passing of Sir Arthur Lewis, the island’s first of two Nobel Prize winners, who was also a pioneer of the Caribbean Reparations Movement.
The planned activities will follow the successful 2020 Sir […]
The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) announces two new parallel initiatives coming soon, later this year: a year-long National Online Reparations Lecture Series starting in August and a similar series for Schools in September.
The lecture series, which are jointly sponsored by the NRC and The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus […]
Black Lives Matter Protests Produced Unprecedented Prospects for CARICOM’S Reparations Demands!
The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) joins the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) and NRCs across the Commonwealth Caribbean, in observance of Emancipation Day 2020, which comes at a significant point in the history of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean and the […]
The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) joins with all citizens of the English-speaking Caribbean and all others who understand and promote racial justice and equality in observing 1s August as Emancipation Day. We do this at a most important and inspiring time in our history when the Black Lives Matter and Reparations movements are sweeping the […]
National Council on Reparations to continue Nation-wide Consultations
Speaking at a recent media engagement sponsored by the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Olivia Grange, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, expressed the Jamaican government’s ongoing commitment to the cause of reparations for the Caribbean region.
“The Government of Jamaica, as part of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, […]
Cites need for a “Development Compact” with Britain and Europe
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley is calling for a Caribbean Marshall Plan and for reparations to address “the economic decline” that the region will face as it confronts a combination of the negative impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and the inherent social and economic inequalities […]