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Robert ‘Prophet Greg’ Mogg

In this edition of Reparation Conversations, the Ethio-Africa Union Millennium Council outlines the case for reparatory justice through compensation and repatriation as a way of preserving the cultural heritage of Africans as well as reports on...

Access to investment and finance has defined how island states are able to progress towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and plan their post-pandemic economic recovery. With the pressure of the last twelve...
Ambassador Anthony Hylton

The Motion for Suspension of George Wright MP, notice of which was given in the House of Representatives last Tuesday, was erroneously blocked by the Speaker, and as a result, a dark cloud of suspicion remains today over the Parliament. The...

Last month (March), 29-year old singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu – better known as Burna Boy – became the first Nigerian to win an individual Grammy for best album in the World Music category. He triumphed for his 2020 Twice as Tall album. As he noted...

It has been one year since coronavirus hit Jamaica on March 10, 2021. By its anniversary, it had taken at least 475 lives; infected over 28,968 persons across every parish, in all age groups, and social and economic classes; overwhelmed the health...

In October 1992, Vic Higgs, a white expatriate who had been working with the tourism ministry to produce a yearly classic golf tournament, lost his way on the Runaway Bay to Kingston trip. He slowed the car to seek directions. Then the men offered...

It is almost impossible to avoid the raging debate on the Report of The Chancellor’s Commission on the Governance of The University of the West Indies. The issue has dominated newspapers and social media across the Caribbean and diaspora....

Like millions of Indians, I had just a faint idea about Rastafarianism, hearing the word in Bob Marley’s songs, his dreadlocks and unkempt beard appeared similar to the Indian holy men with long locks, who lead a spiritual life. Living in Jamaica...

The United Nations (UN) bureaucracy has its sights set on the Caribbean, and that is not a good thing. Allow me to elaborate. As an international human rights lawyer with a decade experience working at the UN, I have had a front row seat to observe...

History education matters! History’s transformative power, and far-reaching implications for cultural, social and community empowerment, and national development, have long been understood. This is why Verene Shepherd, Judge Patrick Robinson, Sir...
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