PM Trudeau Visits Gorée Island in Senegal

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PM Trudeau Visits Gorée Island in Senegal

Prime Minister Trudeau speaks briefly with reporters after visiting the House of Slaves on Gorée Island in Dakar, Senegal. From the fifteenth until the nineteenth century, the island was a major centre of the transatlantic slave trade. The prime minister is in Senegal as part of a week-long trip that also includes stops in Ethiopia, Kuwait, and Germany. (February 12, 2020) (no interpretation)