Caribbean

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Exhibition lays bare Church of England’s links to slave trade
Artefacts on show at Lambeth Palace Library include a ‘slave bible’, with all mention of ‘freedom’ removed

Rachel Hall

31, Jan, 2023 @8:47 PM

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Never forget that the British political and media elite endorsed slavery. It took radical campaigners to end it | Michael Taylor
The Anti-Slavery Society, founded 200 years ago this week, built a formidable political machine to end pro-slavery profiteering, says the author Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

30, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: protect people, protect the planet | Editorial
Editorial: Journalists and environmental defenders are at greatest risk in Latin America. All those who put them in danger must be held accountable

Editorial

25, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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More journalists killed in Latin America and Caribbean than Ukraine in 2022
Committee to Protect Journalist reports region accounted for almost half of the 67 deaths worldwide

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘God Save the King’ doesn’t fall from Jamaican lips so easily. Soon we’ll be a republic | Barbara Blake-Hannah
Barbados beat us to it, but this week our prime minister made throwing off the colonial yoke a top priority. It won’t be easy, but watch this space, says Barbara Blake-Hannah, an anti-racist activist and a former TV broadcaster

Barbara Blake-Hannah

18, Jan, 2023 @1:59 PM

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Sint Maarten approves plan to destroy entire population of vervet monkeys
The Caribbean territory plans to exterminate at least 450 of the invasive primates – but critics disagree with the plan

Rebecca Bird

18, Jan, 2023 @10:10 AM

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Why the Dutch apology for slavery leaves a bitter taste in my mouth | Jermain Ostiana
An apology only counts when there is a genuine process of reparation and reform. The people of the Dutch Caribbean are still waiting, says writer Jermain Ostiana

Jermain Ostiana

14, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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C of E’s historic slavery fund – worth £100m but how far will it stretch across communities?
Clerical leaders hope for ‘lasting legacy’ to serve places affected by past slavery trade, but fund may spread thinly across all of west Africa and Caribbean

Harriet Sherwood

10, Jan, 2023 @4:43 PM

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Briton shot dead in Jamaica was victim of contract killing, police say
Jamaican police say fatal shooting of Sean Patterson, 33, was ‘contract killing that emanated from Britain’

Geneva Abdul

05, Jan, 2023 @10:25 AM

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Turks and Caicos under strain after 275 Haitian migrants recently detained
Governor says resources are stretched after three overloaded boats were intercepted between 23 December and 2 January

Rebecca Bird

05, Jan, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Dutch PM apologises for Netherlands’ role in slave trade
Mark Rutte says Dutch state ‘enabled, encouraged and profited from slavery’ for centuries

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

19, Dec, 2022 @6:38 PM

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Investigation into killing of Briton in Turks and Caicos boosted by UK
Denise Buck was killed in the self-governing territory, which has become a drugs trade battleground, in January

Rebecca Bird

11, Dec, 2022 @4:15 PM

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