Caribbean Demands Compensations from Ex-Colonial Powers

viernes, 12 de julio de 2013

12 de julio de 2013, 19:07Basseterre, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The decision of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) of shaping up commission to demand compensations from former colonial countries, for the genocide of the indigenous population and slavery has found support in the region today.

The Rastafarian group Kalonje supported the idea, saying that it would give more importance to the demands from the inhabitants of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Jamaican Legislator Mike Henry told the radio station WINN FM that the stance shown by the decision strengthens the region in that reference, because a common stance has been assumed.

However, the also activist showed concern about the possibility that the issue could become swamped by the discussions in the Community.

During the 34th summit of the organization, held on July 3-6 in Trinidad and Tobago, they gave green light to shaping up a national group in every state, the president of which would occupy a seat in the regional commission.

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Baldwin Spencer asserted that slavery and colonialism in the Caribbean deteriorated seriously the development options in the area.

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