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Antigua PM wants to deepen relations with Africa

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Aug 6-Aug 12, 2009
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Blacks, Slavery, Prime ministers, Africa, African diaspora, Anniversaries, Antigua, Spencer, Baldwin, 1948-
Notes:
Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer on Saturday. August 1 urged citizens to ensure that the horrible and dehumanising system of slavery is never allowed to happen again while encouraging closerunity between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Africa. "Therefore celebrating our Emancipation should inspire us to unite as citistens of the Caribbean to ensure that we never allow ourselves to be subjected to any form of slavery^'Spencer said in a message marking the 175th anniversary of the end of slavery.