Even the article by Henry Gates proves my point. Out of almost 4 million slaves, this is just a handful of rebellions in ratio. You can get away with almost anything with uneducated people, so I have to dumb down my writings when conversing with some.
As an inhabitant of Georgetown you know of the Cuffy statue. In fact in 1763 the slaves almost drove the Dutch out of Berbice. There were many other slave rebellions in Guyana and in fact the one in 1823 was partially responsible for the British finally abandoning slavery.
Constantly spending money to put down slave rebellions, especially in Jamaica and Guyana, proved to be no longer worth it as their Caribbean colonies began to be less valuable. Turns out that abusing Indians was more profitable for the British Empire.