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The Skanner News
Published: 01 October 2015

 UK Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to Jamaica was overshadowed by calls for slavery reparations, which he rejected. Jamaican Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller said she raised the issue during talks with Cameron.

The legacy of slavery is still ever-present for 14 Caribbean countries calling on their former colonial masters to pay billions in reparations.

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