Caribbean Groups Demand Apology From The British As The Duke And Duchess of Cambridge Tour The West Indies

Campaigners across the West Indies have called upon the royal family to apologize for British Imperialism and Slavery, as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continue their Caribbean Tour.

The British Empire owned a vast amount of the Caribbean and some of Meso-America and South America during the height of the British Empire, from British Honduras (Which gained independence from the British in 1981 and became Belize) to The Bahamas (Which gained independence from the British in 1973).

During that time they brought in slaves from West Africa to be used as labour on the sugar and tobacco plantations that stretched all across the British West Indies, until the slave trade was outlawed in 1807 and later slavery itself in 1833.

In recent years the royal family have lost some of their popularity in the region, starting with the infamous Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Culminating in Barbados removing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and becoming a republic.

Before and during their visit Belize, locals held a demonstration on a plantation over a charity Prince William supports.

Jamaican campaigners have accused the Queen of perpetrating slavery in a letter urging the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to atone for slavery and imperialism during their week long visit to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.

The letter states quote “We note with great concern your visit to our country, Jamaica, during as period when we are still in the throes of a global pandemic and bracing for the full impact of another global crisis associated with the Russian/Ukrainian War”.

“We see no reason to celebrate 70 years of the ascension of your grandmother to the British throne because her leadership, and that of her predecessors, has perpetuated the greatest human rights tragedy in the history of humankind”.

This group who calls themselves Advocates Network is slated to stage a protest today outside the British High Commission Building in Kingston to show their objection towards the Royal's visit.   

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