In December 2000, the US attends the GRULAC (Group of Latin American and Caribbean) countries’ preparatory conference, rather than its own WEO preparatory conference, reportedly to try to ensure that the GRULAC preparatory conference (held in Santiago, Chile) does not come out with a strong declaration on reparations and crimes against humanity.

 

Reference: Roger Wareham, The Popularization of the International Demand for Reparations for African People,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at pp. 232-33

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