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Caribbean

1. the. the states and islands of the Caribbean Sea, including the West Indies, when considered as a geopolitical region
2. short for the Caribbean Sea
3. a member of any of the peoples inhabiting the islands of the Caribbean Sea, such as a West Indian or a Carib
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It would also be the first held against England, the former colonial power whom all West Indians, including the 170,000 St Lucians, especially love to beat.
Inspired by his uncle, Horace Barnes now runs voluntary group the WAWI project - it stands for Why Are West Indians in this country?
The newspaper did more than just bring Africans and West Indians of the Caribbean diaspora together.
Following four West Indians as they arrive in Leeds, including founding carnivalist Arthur France MBE, the production spans a journey through time seeing the Quarry theatre transform from post-war Britain to the jubilant hosting of the first ever King and Queen Show.
Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal.
West Indians provided the bulk of the workforce for the construction of the Panama Railroad and the Panama Canal, and between 1850 and 1914, untold numbers sacrificed their lives, limbs and mental faculties to the Panama projects.
Most of the modern history of the nation of Panama centers on the building of the Panama canal, and most of the workers who built the Panama canal were West Indians of mixed African descent.
Melva Lowe de Goodin's play, De/From Barbados a/to Panama, is a linguistic and cultural representation of the experience of West Indians of African heritage, or antillanos, in Panama in the twentieth century.
Other West Indians who have played for the club are Phil Simmons and Imran Jan.
Hill's "General Introduction" places West Indians, both at home and abroad, front and center in the Garvey historiography, countering a scholarly tendency to regard the movement as mainly an African American phenomenon.
Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization.

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