Reparations

  • Photo of CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

    CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

    The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will convene a virtual media engagement on 6 July to update the media on recent developments in CARICOM‘s push for reparatory justice for the historical crimes of native genocide and African enslavement in the Caribbean region. The media engagement comes in the wake of recent public statements of “apology” and “regret” by some European states…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and the African Union discuss working together, formalising relationship

    CARICOM and the African Union discuss working together, formalising relationship

    Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Deputy Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC), His Excellency Kwesi Quartey discussed the need for continued ACP solidarity in the negotiations for the Post-Coutonou Agreement with the European Union (EU). Negotiations for the Co-operation Agreement between the African Caribbean Pacific Group of Countries (ACP) and the EU were…

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  • Photo of Culture Minister Receives Reparations Report

    Culture Minister Receives Reparations Report

    Barbados has made another step towards the goal of obtaining regional reparations. This step comes as members of the island’s Reparations Task Force recently presented Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, with an official report on arguments in support of reparations, in his Ministry’s Conference Room at Sky Mall. After receiving the document, Mr. Lashley noted that he…

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  • Photo of We are not begging! CARICOM Official on Reparations

    We are not begging! CARICOM Official on Reparations

    We are not begging! That’s the word from Programme Manager, Culture and Community Development at the CARICOM Secretariat Dr. Hilary Brown in her remarks at a Reparations Rally held at the Derek Walcott Square in Castries Saint Lucia on Saturday. The event was preceded by a Reparations relay that was anchored by three time Olympian Levern Spencer. We are not…

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  • Photo of Youth Forum, Reparations Baton Relay and Rally head to Saint Lucia

    Youth Forum, Reparations Baton Relay and Rally head to Saint Lucia

    The CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with the St. Lucia National Reparations Commission (NRC) will be hosting three reparations themed events  in observance of October as Creole Heritage Month. The first event is a National Youth Forum on Friday October 28, which is celebrated as World Creole Day, observed every October 28 by the many countries worldwide where the same French-based…

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  • Photo of Reparations Baton passes to Antigua/Barbuda

    Reparations Baton passes to Antigua/Barbuda

    Following stops in Barbados and Guyana, the CARICOM Reparations Commission’s baton makes a stop in Antigua and Barbuda where a Reparations Relay will be held as part of National Heroes Day celebrations next Wednesday. The Baton was handed over by Dr. Hillary Browne, Programme Manager, Culture, CARICOM Secretariat, to Ambassador Anthony Liverpool of the Antigua/Barbuda Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the…

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  • Photo of Saint Lucia Reparations Committee welcomes new CARICOM Youth Ambassador

    Saint Lucia Reparations Committee welcomes new CARICOM Youth Ambassador

    The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) has congratulated the island’s newest CARICOM Youth Ambassador and welcomed her role as Coordinator of the 2016 CARICOM Reparations Baton Relay planned for 29 October, 2016. Alisha Ally, a senior staffer at the Government Information Service (GIS), will serve as Saint Lucia’s CARICOM Youth Ambassador for the next two years — and one of her first assignments is assisting the…

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  • Photo of New ACS Secretary General to deliver inaugural reparations lecture

    New ACS Secretary General to deliver inaugural reparations lecture

    Saint Lucia will take the reparations message to the rest of the Caribbean next week when one of its foremost scholars will deliver an inaugural lecture in an educational series to be launched here on Wednesday. The new Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Ambassador Dr June Soomer will deliver a live public lecture on the topic The Reparations Movement:…

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  • Reparations baton heads to Saint Lucia

    The CARICOM Regional Reparations Baton will arrive in Saint Lucia next week, for a formal transfer of the travelling beacon of the regional reparations movement. Sponsored by the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), the wooden baton is being taken across the Caribbean Community to the nine National Reparations Committees (NRCs) established to help national governments pursue CARICOM’s quest for reparations from…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Reparations Commission to boost online presence

    CARICOM Reparations Commission to boost online presence

    he CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will soon become more accessible online as it seeks to boost its presence by rolling out a new website and new social media platforms via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The website address is www.caricomreparations.org. The Commission can also be found at the following social media addresses https://facebook.com/CARICOMReparations/, https://twitter.com/CariReparations, and https://www.instagram.com/caricomreparations/. The CRC’s website is a…

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