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DECLARATION of REPARATIONS CONFERENCE held in Caracas

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, Chairman, Caribbean Pan-African Network (CPAN) Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached Declaration of the International Conference on Reparations that was held in Caracas, Venezuela between the 8th and 10th of May 2018. The background to the Conference was the historic March  2018 announcement of the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela that it was officially

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REPARATIONS MADE SIMPLE or almost everybody’s guide to reparations

The campaign to secure “Reparations” for the multiplicity of genocides and crimes that have been committed against the sons and daughters of Africa during the centuries of Slavery and Colonization consists of  an “outwardly directed” process in which we level demands at the liable European and North American Governments and institutions for a comprehensive package of compensatory money payments, developmental

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Reparation Talk With Dr.Pedro Welch and David Comissiong

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Please see the attached video taped conversation on REPARATIONS between Dr. PEDRO  WELCH, the chairman of the Barbados National Task Force on Reparations, and DAVID  COMISSIONG in his role as host of the University of the West Indies REGION  TALK television programme. Region Talk: Interview with Prof. Pedro Welch on Reparations   David Comissiong

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Of Apologies and Compensation

An interesting and provocative editorial found in The BarbadosAdvocate 29.04.2016. “If you open that Pandora’s box, you never know what Trojan ‘orses will jump out…” –Ernest Bevin (1949) While Barbados does not proclaim it as poetically as Trinidad & Tobago’s national anthem does, our constitutional ethos implies that here also “every creed and race finds an equal place”. However, there

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CARICOM Prepares to Offer Our Sacred Ancestors as Instruments for Imperialism, Again

Submitted by Pachamama May you rise on the wings of Ra! One hundred and seventy six (176) years after the formal emancipation of African slaves in the British colonies and one hundred and forty-nine (149) years after the current Anglo-American empire was able to follow suit, Caribbean elites are again seeking to disrespect our African ancestors by selling out their

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Caribbean Repara­tory Jus­tice Pro­gram: Ten Point Action Plan

Submitted by Jahpaint 1.FULL FOR­MAL APOL­OGY, 2.REPAT­RIA­TION, 3.INDIGE­NOUS PEO­PLES DEVEL­OP­MENT PRO­GRAM, 4.CUL­TURAL INSTI­TU­TIONS, 5.PUB­LIC HEALTH CRI­SIS, 6.ILLIT­ER­ACY ERAD­I­CA­TION, 7.AFRICAN KNOWL­EDGE PRO­GRAM, 8. PSY­CHO­LOG­I­CAL REHA­BIL­I­TA­TION, 9. TECH­NOL­OGY 10. TRANS­FER,DEBT CAN­CEL­LA­TION Read full text

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