British West Indies


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British West Indies:

see West IndiesWest Indies,
archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2,500 mi (4,020 km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean.
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; West Indies FederationWest Indies Federation,
former federation of 10 British West Indian territories formed in 1958. Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Barbados were the principal members, but the federation included most of the Leeward and Windward islands, then under British control.
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In the first chapter, for instance, he discusses the declining role of British missionaries in the Emancipation Day celebrations in the British West Indies from the 1840s onward.
Maarten, Cap Juluca resort is a private, self-contained enclave on Anguilla in the British West Indies, situated along two miles of the most pristine white sand beaches in the Caribbean.
3 -- 4 -- color) Above, a sea turtle puts on a show for divers off the uncrowded Little Cayman Island in the British West Indies.
With the end of the apprenticeship and the repeal of metropolitan sugar duties, plantation production in the British West Indies nosedived.
The Company address is 3000 Technology Campus, Anguilla British West Indies TV1 02P.
The book is a collection of articles by a sociologist who has made a career of the study of Caribbean society and he makes an effort to expand his research beyond Belize to the Miskito Coast, Central America, and the British West Indies.
There were lots of vacation getaways, from Lake Como in Italy to the British West Indies, but one of the hottest items was a week right here on Siesta Key.
BSCH International Limited, a company established under the laws of the Cayman Islands, British West Indies, is wholly owned by Banco Santander Central Hispano S.
a British West Indies corporation, misled investors into thinking they would receive large returns.
In an address he gave on August 1, 1844, commemorating "The Emancipation of the Negroes in the British West Indies," he declared that this liberation "marks the entrance of a new element into modern politics, namely the civilization of the negro.
For instance, Key Air only leaves once a week, while American Airlines and British West Indies Airlines (BWIA) have daily nonstop service to Barbados from New York City and Miami.
Bidders were from all 50 States and 14 Countries (Algeria, Belgium, British West Indies, Canada, England, Germany, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, USA, Uganda, United Kingdom)

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