The Jamaicans call for reparations as British royal couple arrives

Jamaican activists, as well as distinguished professors, politicians and other leaders, have rejected a visit by way of the duke and duchess of Cambridge, calling on the UK to apologise and pay reparations for hundreds of years of slavery. Britain’s Prince William the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and his spouse Kate landed within the capital Kingston on Tuesday afternoon as part of a much wider, week-lengthy Caribbean excursion. The royal couple’s trip coincides with the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence and the seventieth anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It also comes at a time of growing scrutiny of colonial-technology British conduct in the Caribbean and someplace else. In an open letter posted on the weekend, one hundred Jamaican leaders s Read More