Venezuela joins CARICOM fight for slavery reparations


TeleSur English:-  Venezuela is joining the Caribbean Community (Caricom) in the fight for global slavery reparations, discussing appropriate compensation for centuries of injustice.

During a speech entitled ‘Reparations of Resistance to Action,’ Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza urged Latin America and colonizing countries to assume responsibility for past wrongs which affected Africans and their ancestors around the world.

The Venezuelan government is working to guarantee that the social rights of residents of African descent are respected, and officials have opened the floor to dialogue for slavery reparations, Arreaza said.

According to the chair of the Caribbean Pan-African Network, Ralph Goncalves, the meeting is the first step towards bringing the reparations movement to an…

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