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Hayy Jameel’s opening show explores the politics of food in Jeddah

Arab News 08 Dec 2021
titled “Jahajin,” it recalls the houses occupied by indentured female laborers taken from India to Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa) in the early 20th century to work on sugar plantations ... ‘Africa Empty Europe Full up’ (2021), sculptures made in chocolate by DRC arts collective Cercle d'art des travailleurs de plantation Congolaise (CATPC).
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AFC to Provide $200 Million for BUA’s Integrated Sugar Project

Business Ghana 07 Dec 2021
... pleased to partner with Africa Finance Corporation – a leading multilateral finance institution focused on Africa’s infrastructure and industrial development, on our Lafiagi Sugar Project, which is one of the most ambitious sugar plantation projects in West Africa.
photo: Creative Commons / Nlecoro
After the sacrifice, the people wash away their sins in a pool of mud, voodoo Ceremony, La souvenance Gonaives, Haiti
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Zombies and Voodoo: The Living Dead Religion of Modern Haiti

Ancient Origins 06 Dec 2021
In roughly 1503, the Catholic priest Bartholomeo de las Casas came up with the idea of bringing slaves to Haiti from Africa. After this, the French rulers of Haiti, in turn, followed the Spanish model and they continued to bring slaves from Africa to Haiti with the purpose of making them work on plantations.
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Year Overview: January

Fresh Plaza 03 Dec 2021
The weather did not play nice in various regions, as heavy rains damaged grape crops in South Africa and cherries in Central Otago ... Banana prices also increased in Ecuador, mostly due to damages to banana plantations. In Africa, the Namibian grape season exceeded the expectations, ending around 12% above the initial estimate ... Publication date ....
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Barbados declares itself a republic

Shenzhen Daily 01 Dec 2021
The new era for the nation of 285,000 ended Britain’s centuries of influence, including more than 200 years of slavery until 1834 ... And the end of the queen’s reign is seen by some as a necessary step towards financial reparations to address the historic consequences of the use of slaves brought from Africa to work on sugar plantations.(SD-Agencies).
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Barbados country profile

BBC News 01 Dec 2021
Barbados is one of the more populous and prosperous Caribbean islands. Political, economic and social stability have given it a relatively high standard of living ... FACTS ... MEDIA ... 1627 - Captain Henry Powell lands a party of English settlers who establish a colony, which they then develop as a sugar plantation economy using slaves brought in from Africa.
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Barbados ditches Queen Elizabeth

Business Day 30 Nov 2021
The English initially used white British indentured servants to toil on the plantations of tobacco, cotton, indigo and sugar, but Barbados in just a few decades would become England’s first truly profitable slave society ... Those who survived the often brutal voyage, ended up toiling on plantations.
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A new republic is born: Barbados removes Britain's Queen Elizabeth as head of state

The Times of India 30 Nov 2021
The English initially used white British indentured servants to toil on the plantations of tobacco, cotton, indigo and sugar, but Barbados in just a few decades would become England's first truly profitable slave society ... Those who survived the often brutal voyage, ended up toiling on plantations.
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'NEW BEGINNING': Barbados ditches Britain's Queen Elizabeth

Canoe 30 Nov 2021
The English initially used white British indentured servants to toil on the plantations of tobacco, cotton, indigo and sugar, but Barbados in just a few decades would become England’s first truly profitable slave society ... Those who survived the often brutal voyage, ended up toiling on plantations.
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A new republic is born: Barbados ditches Britain’s Queen Elizabeth

Metro USA 30 Nov 2021
The English initially used white British indentured servants to toil on the plantations of tobacco, cotton, indigo and sugar, but Barbados in just a few decades would become England’s first truly profitable slave society ... Those who survived the often brutal voyage, ended up toiling on plantations.
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‘New beginning’: Barbados ditches Britain’s Queen Elizabeth

Metro USA 30 Nov 2021
The English initially used white British indentured servants to toil on the plantations of tobacco, cotton, indigo and sugar, but Barbados in just a few decades would become England’s first truly profitable slave society ... Those who survived the often brutal voyage, ended up toiling on plantations.
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Fireworks as Barbados celebrates becoming world's newest republic

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
The new era for the nation of 285,000 ends Britain's centuries of influence, including more than 200 years of slavery until 1834 ... The end of the Queen's reign is seen by some as a necessary step towards financial reparations to address the historic consequences of the use of slaves brought from Africa to work on sugar plantations ... ....
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Barbados becomes a republic and parts ways with the Queen

BBC News 30 Nov 2021
Barbados has officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic in an overnight ceremony in the capital of Bridgetown ... A 'seminal moment' ... English settlers first occupied the island in 1627 and, under British control, it became a sugar plantation economy using enslaved people brought in from Africa ... .
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Barbados declared a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth II

Urdu Point 30 Nov 2021
The new era for the nation of 285,000 ends Britain's centuries of influence, including more than 200 years of slavery until 1834 ... And the end of the queen's reign is seen by some as a necessary step towards financial reparations to address the historic consequences of the use of slaves brought from Africa to work on sugar plantations ... ....
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Bajan pride

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2021
Prince Charles' visit was clouded at the last minute by another race row over alleged comments about his grandson ... The end of The Queen's reign is seen by some as a necessary step towards financial reparation to address the historic consequences of the use of slaves brought from Africa to work on sugar plantations ... .
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