West Indies Federation. West Indies Federation, former federation of 1. British West Indian territories formed in 1. Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Barbados were the principal members, but the federation included most of the Leeward and Windward islands, then under British control. The seat of government was Port of Spain, Trinidad. Slated for independence in 1. Jamaica, the most populous and prosperous member, voted (1.
The West Indian Federation 1. On the way to Caribbean Integration 2. The bringing of people of different racial, ethnic or national groups into equal association, 3. Watch India vs West Indies T20 2016 cricket match live streaming on YuppTV in United States, Canada & Caribbean Countries. Caribbean Flags For Sale and West Indies Flags For Sale From . Buy Anguilla Flag Antigua and.
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Trinidad and Tobago followed suit, and the federation was dissolved in May, 1. Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago became independent members of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1. Barbados in 1. 96.
Bahamas in 1. 97. In 1. 96. 7 the West Indies Associated States were created, made up of Antigua (now Antigua and Barbuda), St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines).
The term British West Indies refers to the former English and British colonies and the present-day Overseas Territories of the United Kingdom in the Caribbean. In the history of the British West Indies there have been several.
Each of the states was voluntarily associated with Great Britain and fully self- governing in its internal affairs. Over the next two decades, all gained full independence, the last being St. Kitts and Nevis in 1. The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), whose founding dates to 1.
West Indies Associated States. The OECS promotes cooperation and economic integration among its members, who also include Montserrat and the associate members Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. Its institutions include a regional central bank and supreme court. In 2. 00. 9 a treaty to establish an economic union among OECS members was signed, and citizens of OECS independent nations were allowed full freedom of movement among those countries in 2. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed.