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Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

The 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Racism, held in Durban, South Africa, in 2001, will be celebrated this August. There was much discussion at the conference about reparations to Africa for the trans-Atlantic slave trade, in which millions of Africans were captured to provide free labour in North and South America and the Caribbean for over four and a half centuries.

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GUYANA | Venezuela/Guyana boundary dispute flares - UN, CARICOM advised

GEORGETOWN, January 11, 2021 - Stung by the recent ruling of the Intertnational Court of Justice in favor of Guyana regarding the tribunal’s jurisdiction in the territorial dispute, Venezuela’s national assembly has announced a renewed claim over the Essequibo region of Guyana, and the establishment of  a special committee for the defense of their decision.

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Venezuela reiterates rejection of ICJ ruling on the Essequibo

Caracas, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza rejected Saturday the interpretation of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of the 1966 Geneva Agreement regarding the unilateral lawsuit of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana against Venezuela.

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CARICOM asks probing questions at UNGA Special Session on COVID-19

On December 3 and 4, some 155 presidents and prime ministers participated in a Special Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, to discuss the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the UN response to the pandemic. The meeting was held simultaneously via electronic platforms for heads of state and government and foreign ministers, while ambassadors and diplomats attended in person.

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  • Countries Barbados
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JAMAICA | PNP congratulates Dr. Floyd Morris on UN appointment

KINGSTON Jamaica, December 1, 2020: The People’s National Party says it joins with the Jamaican people in celebrating Senator Floyd Morris’ appointment to the prestigious UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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