The contemporary political history of the Caribbean as a whole

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Glaring US Arrogance
By H. Henke, 1 July 1996. Former Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, Abrams' claim that the Caribbean has nothing to offer but sand and little to export but its population; he recommends rolling back efforts at sovereignty by using security threats, and its small states are better off accepting US intervention in exchange for trade benefits.
Letter to NACLA
By Julie Franks, 24 October 1997. The peoples of the Caribbean have long oscillated between regional fragmentation and uneasy movements toward regional integration, often under foreign pressure. If competing colonial powers pulled the region apart in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, contemporary trends promise to unify it within a globalized economy structured by the Caribbean Basin Initiative.
Relations with the whole Caribbean
Granma International, Electronic Edition, [may] 1998. The restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Dominican Republic completes Cuba's full connections with the Caribbean as a whole, which will contribute to the advance of the economic integration of the region.
Hurricane Georges: A tale of two systems
By Greg Butterfield, Workers World, 8 October 1998. The storm hit St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba. How a society prepares for an emergency like this, who is affected, and how the country is rebuilt has everything to do with the distribution of wealth and power.
U.S. responds to Caribbean drug cooperation suspension
AP, 10 March 1999. The US State Department said Caribbean countries will hurt themselves if they go ahead and suspend drug cooperation with the US. Nations of the Caribbean Community took that step out of frustration with the U.S. position on banana exports from the region to Europe.
A Note on The Importance of Radical Marxist Views for Contemporary Caribbean Societies
By Clarence F. Ellis, The Rodneyite Quarterly Journal, 30 mar 2000. English speaking Caribbean societies are reluctant to embrace Marxist philosophy or socialism because Guyana and Jamaica fared badly and because their undevelopment makes them economically dependent on the metropolis.
Rebuttal to Clarence Ellis' The Importance of Radical Marxist Views for Contemporary Caribbean Societies (Rodneyite, 30 March 2000)
By Dave Silver, 13 July 2000. Ellis reveals his anti-communism in a left disguise. Ellis totally ignores the role of U.S. and British imperialism—its destabilization, threats and military pressures on these countries.
Region Set Adopt US-Designed Drug Courts
By Peter Richards, IPS, 14 June 2000. Two days of discussions between US, UK, and Caribbean, aimed at strengthening regional co-operation in the fight against drugs and money laundering.