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July 26, 2013

Several Caribbean Countries Now Demanding Reparations for Slavery

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It has been centuries in the making. Leaders from several Caribbean countries are asking for reparations from their former colonizers including Britain, France and Netherlands. It is no secret that for much of the 19th and 20th centuries Europe’s economy was based upon the  free labor of slaves and the selling of natural resources from Caribbean countries like Jamica, Trinand and Haiti. Many believe that their current economic conditions are…