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Jamaica detains ex-Haitian senator accused of assassinating Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Jamaican authorities arrested a former Haitian senator who is a prime suspect in the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. John Joel Joseph was arrested on Friday, Jamaica Constabulary Force spokesman Dennis Brooks said. Mr Moïse was shot dead on 7 July by gunmen who stormed his residence in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. Soon after, […]

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Jamaica seeks $10.5 billion from UK for Britain’s involvement in slave trade hundreds of years ago

Jamaica is planning to sue the UK government for the Atlantic slave trade in the former British colony, government officials have said. The Caribbean island nation will file a petition that could seek billions of pounds in reparations, pending legal advice, Olivia Grange, Jamaica’s minister of sports, youth and culture, said. ‘We are hoping for […]