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With Jamaica celebrating fifty years of independence this week and success for Caribbean states within the Olympics the world’s attention is focused on this collection of small island states. Famed for their idyllic landscapes and vibrant, colorful and laid back culture these islands has entranced foreign travelers from around the world.
However beyond tourism and Caribbean stereotypes the region is currently involved in fierce politically debates assessing its current world position and whether it can take a leading role in its own global affairs. Politically the region is noted as a region that still, in many cases, represents the colonial environment that existed several hundred years ago. The UK, France, Netherlands and the USA all have control over islands in the region and continue to administer them in the same way they have for centuries; with a Governor who reports directly to the executive power in the respective country. But…
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