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Oldest Caribbean Democracies Shackled to their Colonial Past

Oldest Caribbean Democracies Shackled to their Colonial Past Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (9 August 2021) — Jamaica’s celebration of 59 years of independence gained from Great Britain on August 6, 1962, also is a celebration of its democratic traditions now spanning two generations. Trinidad & Tobago, gaining independence a little over three weeks later, also celebrates its 59 years anniversary and its unbroken democratic history. But even as the people of these two countries celebrate...