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Fourteen Caribbean nations sue Britain, Holland and France for slavery reparations that could cost hundreds of billions of pounds

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‘Britain is being sued with France and the Netherlands by 14 Caribbean countries demanding what could be hundreds of billions of pounds in reparations for slavery.

Around 175 years after Britain freed its last slaves in the West Indies, an alliance of Caribbean nations is demanding to be repaid for the ‘awful’, lingering legacy of the Atlantic slave trade.

Caricom, a group of 12 former British colonies together with the former French colony Haiti and the Dutch-held Suriname, believes the European governments should pay – and the UK in particular.’

Read more: Fourteen Caribbean nations sue Britain, Holland and France for slavery reparations that could cost hundreds of billions of pounds


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