British West Indies

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the islands in the West Indies that were formerly under British control, including the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad

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It helps, of course, that Kerr-Ritchie is largely successful in his effort to draw together the history and historiographies of abolitionism and the black experience in the British West Indies, the United States, and British Canada.
The first four chapters lay out the background of Chinese emigration to the British West Indies and the evolution of the communities in Jamaica, Trinidad, and Guyana.
Over the past 24 months, Brilla Group has closed nine hotel investments in Mexico, Bahamas, French West Indies, British West Indies, and Miami Beach and Bal Harbour in Florida.
Spice Bay is a special home with a tropical feel, built in the British West Indies style of architecture.
Caribbean wars untold; a salute to the British West Indies.
LITTLE CAYMAN ISLAND, British West Indies - The dive master draws a line and writes 6,000 on the dive plan board.
In no small measure because of Drescher's previous scholarship, particularly his frontal assault on the influential economic interpretation of British antislavery by Eric Williams, the notion that slavery in the British West Indies had suffered a kind of market death no longer holds sway.
ANGUILLA, British West Indies -- ANGUILLA, British West Indies, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Isle, Limited, Lowell Holden, Globe-X Management Limited and Globe-X Canadiana Limited reject the response in the press release issued by Cinar Corporation yesterday to the lawsuit filed March 26, 2003 in Federal District Court in Philadelphia, PA on behalf of Silicon Isle, Lowell Holden, Globe-X Management and Globe-X Canadiana.
A British West Indies Airways (BWIA) aircraft ran off the runway at Miami International Airport, USA on 1 January.
The results of such scholarship are often disappointing because it fails to recognize the significance of the circum-Caribbean region as a frontier between the British West Indies and Hispanic America.
Getting there: American Airlines and British West Indies Air (BWIA) daily service to Grenada from New York City.
That company is currently licensed to operate throughout the East Coast and in Michigan, Ohio, Texas, the Virgin Islands, the Bahama Islands and British West Indies.
Hartville is a reinsurance company that is registered in the Cayman Islands, British West Indies.
The slave trade had been outlawed in Britain in 1807, but the existing slaves in the British West Indies would not be emancipated until 1833, the year before his journal was first published.
American Airlines and British West Indies Airlines have been held liable for the death of a 75-year-old woman whose asthma medication was lost when airline staff made her check in a bag containing it.
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