Category Archives: Colonial

Barbados Removes Nelson’s Statue

Earlier this week, Barbados removed the statue of the 18th century English soldier, Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, from its National Heroes’ Square in Bridgetown. From all indications the statue will be placed at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. But … Continue reading

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No Mr D.C. – Fight for Slavery Reparations by the Caribbean Must Contiue

David Cameron’s recent visit to Jamaica raised the emotive topic of slavery reparations to levels I have never seen before. For many of us  – whose ancestors went throught slavery and British colonial rule until 1962 – reparations is long … Continue reading

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