The billionaire founder of an international mobile phone network and home entertainment provider operating in over 33 markets across the Caribbean and Central America has announced a plan to deliver reparations for slavery to Caribbean countries.
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Denis O’Brien, the Irish-born founder and chairman of Digicel Group, made the announcement while delivering the keynote address at CANTO 2022 at the Fountainbleu Hotel in Miami on Tuesday, according to Loop News.
According to O’Brien, the Repair Campaign reparations project will see former European colonizing countries creating an investment funding arrangement for each of the Caribbean countries affected by slavery.
The fund will be used to promote major projects in agriculture, health and education among other sectors over 25 years.