[World History Archives]

The contemporary political history
of the Virgin Islands

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   History in general of the Virgin Islands

FEMA police invade Virgin Islands
From Jim Cook, 13 December, 1995. In the aftermath of a devastating hurricane, myriads of government agencies descended on the tiny islands to "reconstruct" and "help." Among these are hundreds of "FEMA Police."
Fuss Over Hairstyle
Yahoo! News, 24 August 1999. A long-simmering dispute over a law barring dreadlocked Rastafarians and people appearing to be hippies from entering the British Virgin Islands has again raised its head.