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Leaders share views on reparations

August 4, 2023

Leaders from the region and Africa shared their perspectives of the reparations conversation, during yesterday’s Roundtable Talk on Reparations at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

They included Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, former Jamaican Prime Minister PJ Patterson and former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Prime Minister Gonsalves believes there are some key approaches which need to be taken, and former Prime Minister Patterson wants to see the reparations come about.

Meanwhile, the former Nigerian President wants one of the first issues of reparatory justice to be a shared Emancipation Day for CARICOM and the African Union.

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