Barbados/U.K. – Protesters Demand MP Pay Up For Family’s Slave Trade Past

Last December the Observer and Sunday Mirror revealed that Drax personally controlled the Drax Hall plantation in Barbados, which his family has owned since 1650 and was worked by slaves for 200 years. We also revealed Drax – who is said to enjoy a Downton Abbey lifestyle – is the wealthiest landowning MP, worth at least £150m, with an estate of 22.5 square miles of Dorset and 125 properties including his 17th century mansion.

Colonial Entities – European Union (EU) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)?

It is time Caribbean islands take a case to the International Court of Justice against impositions foisted upon them by international organisations like the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). “We should speak in one voice, and I think that if we do that, it will send a much stronger message to the European Union and to the OECD, to let them know that we as a region are serious, very serious about the stance we are taking in these matters.'

Decolonizing The Caribbean

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has received strong backing by the United Nations (UN) Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) regarding the self-governance of the Territory and its right to self-determination at the recently concluded session of the C-24 at UN Headquarters from 14th – 25th June 2021.

Dominica Joins the European List of Tax Havens

If a country or overseas territory is listed as a tax haven, it losses access to European funds. This Caribbean nation was included on the list due to its failure to implement the recommendations made by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Global Forum on Transparency and Information Exchange, which recently called the Caribbean country's tax policy "partially compliant."

Cuba Celebrates Africa Day with Gratitude and Respect

"Cuba and Africa are united by strong ties and shared longings," said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba Anayansi Rodríguez Photo: Prensa Latina Havana: Cubans are celebrating Africa Day this Saturday with joy, gratitude and respect, a continent that contributed to culture and the formation of national identity, Prensa Latina reports. On this occasion, … Continue reading Cuba Celebrates Africa Day with Gratitude and Respect

ONLINE WEBINAR for the Cuba Fights Covid-19 Around the World

Fundraising CampaignSpeakers & Discussion Saturday MAY 94pm Pacific Time/6pm Central Time/7pm Eastern Time REGISTER ONLINE HERE: Featuring: Her Excellency Josefina Vidal - Cuban Ambassador to CanadaMP Niki Ashton - Member of Parliament for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski, ManitobaDr. John Kirk - Cuba Researcher and Professor, Dalhousie UniversityDr. Isaac Saney - Co-Chair of Canadian Network on Cuba & … Continue reading ONLINE WEBINAR for the Cuba Fights Covid-19 Around the World