As Royals William and Kate face anti-colonial protests on their Caribbean tour, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves will speak on “The Case for Reparations in the Americas” on March 25.
The topic Gonsalves will speak about could not come at a better time as both in Belize and Jamaica, residents are calling for apology and reparations from the Crown.
On March 25, the OAS Permanent Council will hold a special meeting to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
The OAS said it would also broadcast a new podcast series on stories from various people in the hemisphere, “examining the shared heritage of slavery and the continuing struggle against racism”.
The OAS will also hold ‘A Chat with the OAS’, a virtual conversation featuring Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, focusing on The Case for Reparations in the Americas”.
It would appear that people are no longer in the mode to celebrate colonialism across the Caribbean.
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