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August 4th, 2022
‘Teach your children that reparations is owed to them’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said even as the VI celebrated its various emancipation events, the territory will never be fully emancipated until Britain pays up reparations to the descendants of slaves.

August 2nd, 2022
Region can use similarities from slavery to unite & address challenges– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on the Caribbean region to leverage the similarities of slavery to foster greater regional integration among countries.

August 2nd, 2022
Hon Vanterpool blasts Commonwealth as reminder of UK enslavement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has blasted the Commonwealth as a reminder of the scores of nations that were once colonies of the United Kingdom and subjected to slavery.

July 28th, 2022
‘It is time UK get a new loan for reparations’- Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has called for reparations from the United Kingdom (UK) for the descendants of slaves, while noting that this must be captured in the pending reformed Constitution of the Virgin Islands.

June 29th, 2022
When reading is fundamental & seeing is believing

Alred C. Frett

In a Quest to Return to the Badness of the Good Old Days:

Seems like the whole world is falling apart – Not just our Premier chasing bones in the brook but a constant beat of conflict and confusion… Russia vs Ukraine, UK vs EU, America vs America and Everywhere against Anywhere… Even Hell and Heaven claim Domestic Violence as Rain pours and Sun shines… They took us out of Africa and since we are not going back, Africa’s Sahara is coming to us – dust by dust and grain by grain.

June 5th, 2022
Royal family will not stand in way of Bahamas becoming republic- Prince William

NASSAU, Bahamas- During a Caribbean tour marred by protests over Britain’s colonial past, Prince William has suggested that the British royal family would support the Bahamas’ decisions about its future.

April 8th, 2022
Circular accuses UK of wanting to take over HM Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Caribbean nations continue to call for reparations, there is a brewing conspiracy over the recent UK Royal visit of Prince William and Duchess Kate as a smokescreen of the United Kingdom's and its role in the region.

March 23rd, 2022
Royal Lip Service

Thomas C. Famous

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton embarked on a royal visit to some of the former British colonies. These colonies are inclusive of Bahamas, Belize and Jamaica.

March 22nd, 2022
Jamaicans demand slavery reparations as UK Royal visit shunned

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A scheduled Jamaica visit by UK Royal’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as part of a larger trip to the Caribbean region has sparked fresh calls for slavery reparations to be paid to the people of the region.

October 19th, 2021
American actress defends man who damaged Columbus statue in Bahamas

ATLANTA, USA- When a man in the Bahamas took a sledgehammer and damaged a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus on October 9, 2021, many took to social media to condemn the act; however, the man, who was subsequently arrested and threatened with prosecution, has also received support, including from American actress and comedian Amanda I. Seales.

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