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Jamaicans Seeking Reparations for Slavery

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Jamaican lawmakers are seeking to revive a slavery reparations commission that could lead to requests for compensation from Britain or repatriation of some Jamaicans to Africa.

The government said in a statement Friday that Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna has asked the Cabinet to create a new commission. The previous one disbanded in February 2010 because of financial difficulties.

If formed, the commission would hold public

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