Posted in Bequia Did you know? History St. Vincent

THE REVOLT OF 1522 –

BY: NATASHA GREGG THE REVOLT OF 1522 – The earliest and most serious slave rebellion in the so called New World occurred on December 25, 1522 on the Spanish Caribbean colony of Hispaniola (Espanola), which is modern day Dominican Republic…

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Posted in Bequia Did you know? History St. Vincent

THE OLD DAYS

From whence we came…The good old Friendship Rose on one of her afternoon tours. She was the first ferry to take me to and from mainland St. Vincent back in the days. Under new ownership she still sail our waters…

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FIRST MURDER 2017

#AMMayhem BREAKING NEWS – MAN SHOT IN ARNOS VALE. Man shot this morning in the Arnos Vale area. Man shot reportedly died. Junior Jarvis a freelance journalist has been picked up by the police. Stay tuned for more details. Average…

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Posted in Bequia Did you know? History St. Vincent

ANNIVERSARY OF LAST SLAVES TO SVG

  Today is the 209th anniversary of the arrival of the last known shipload of enslaved Africans in Kingstown, Saint Vincent. On 13th Feb. 1808, the Constance arrived in SVG carrying 250 enslaved Africans. The deadline for legally landing enslaved…

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Posted in Bequia Did you know? History New York

BLACK LIVES STILL MATTER

When the black justice movement got too powerful, the FBI got scared and got ugly In the 1970s, the surveillance and intimidation was no joke Members of the New Orleans Black Panther Party were arrested in September, 1970. Law enforcement’s strategy against…

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