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Back Into Slavery: Turks And Caicos Attempting To Join Canada

AFRICANGLOBE - The head of the Turks and Caicos Islands says the country remains open to the long-simmering notion of joining Canada, which is backed by one Canadian premier.

A Fools Errand: Caribbean Nations Demand Reparations For Slavery

AFRICANGLOBE - Caribbean nations are preparing to demand reparations from the European nations who once enslaved them. Sir Hilary Beckles, a historian who is pro-vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies in Barbados, is heading up the initiative. Beckles and heads of 15 Caribbean nations, gathered in St. Vincent to unveil their plans.

Caribbean Immigrants Abroad Are ‘Very Well Educated’ – World Bank

AFRICANGLOBE - With 80 per cent of the Caribbean diaspora holding college degree; 65 per cent working in the private sector in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and elsewhere; and a quarter described as well-off with either a net worth or annual incomes in excess of $100,000, “these affluent and accredited individuals are of critical importance in making informed investments back home