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People protest in Jamaica.

Why Do Caribbean Countries Want to Leave the Monarchy Now?

Of the 14 countries beyond the United Kingdom that retain Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, at least six in the Caribbean want out.

Prime Minister David Cameron chats with Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller and  St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony at a reception at Buckingham Palace, London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 27, 2012. See PA story OLYMPICS Royal. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Prime Minister David Cameron chats with Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller and St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony at a reception at Buckingham Palace, London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 27, 2012. See PA story OLYMPICS Royal. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Britain to Jamaica: In Lieu of Reparations, Here’s a Prison

Rebuffing calls for reparations to Jamaica for the slave trade, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced British funding for a new Jamaican prison.

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As Obama Visits, New Reports Says IMF Program Is Crushing Jamaica’s Economy

Jamaica's economy is getting crushed by an IMF program. It simply can't bring in enough money to service its debts.

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