Paradise lost? Barbuda land activists seek action from Commonwealth
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Adela Suliman and Gregory Scruggs
LONDON/BOSTON, April 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
A ctivists are urging Commonwealth leaders meeting in Britain
this week to throw their weight behind a campaign to preserve a
centuries-old communal land ownership system on the Caribbean
island of Barbuda.
After Britain abolished slavery in its colonies in 1834,
Barbudans developed a system of communal land ownership, now
threatened by government plans to introduce pri ...