Saint Lucia NRC launches 2020-21 Annual Lecture Series

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 […]

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Caribbean Observes 186th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery

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 […]

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Saint Lucia NRC Planning Ahead for XXX Anniversary of Sir Arthur Lewis’ Passing

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 […]

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Parallel 2020-2021 Saint Lucia Reparations Lecture Series to target Citizens, Schools and Kweyol Speakers

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 […]

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Emancipation Day Statement by the Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC)

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 […]

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Emancipation Day Message from Professor Sir Hilary Beckles Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission

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 […]

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Jamaica Reaffirms its Commitment to Reparations

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, […]

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Barbados Prime Minister Calls for a “Caribbean Marshall Plan”

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 […]

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