The Pursuit of Caribbean Slavery Reparations from Europe – does it have a chance?

slaveryCARICOM, a group of 15 West Indian countries, has put together a committee chaired by Professor Hilary Beckles to pursue slavery reparations from 8 European countries, also accusing them of leaving their countries without stable infrastructures or natural resources upon independence, instead washing their hands of responsibility and leaving them to deteriorate. CARICOM is seeking to rectify the damaging effects from the fallout of slavery and oppression by demanding an apology, money and diplomatic support to aid in repairing the long-lasting damage.

 

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