Daily Archives: 12/01/2022

UK: Barbados Tory MP pay reparations for family’s slave past

Richard Drax reported to have visited Caribbean island for meeting on next steps, including plans for former sugar plantation

Drax Hall in Barbados.

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, inherited 17th century Drax Hall in 2017. 

and Jonathan Smith in Barbados – Sat 26 Nov 2022 17.16 GMT

The Observer understands that Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, recently travelled to the Caribbean island for a private meeting with the country’s prime minister, Mia Mottley. A report is now before Mottley’s cabinet laying out the next steps, which include legal action in the event that no agreement is reached with Drax.              Continue reading

MUSIC: Peter Tosh: Equal Rights Video – Audio

Equal Rights, the title track from Peter Tosh’s second studio album Equal Rights, originally released in 1977.

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