1500-1799 | Burning crops | Burning villages | Saint Vincent | Starvation campaigns

27 JULY

GENOCIDE ON ST VINCENT – ‘THE SAVAGES WILL BE STARVED INTO COMPLIANCE’

[ 27 July 1796 ]

On 27 July 1796, Major General Hunter, commanding 3000 British troops on the island of St. Vincent, launched the final phase of a campaign to expel the Black Caribs, a population originating from both the indigenous Indian population and escaped slaves, from their land.

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