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3. ” New York Times, August 28, 2012. nytimes. Ibid. indd 57 8/7/14 4:00 PM CHAPTER NOTES 5. ” The Huffington Post, February 12, 2014. huffingtonpost. com/2014/02/12/puerto-ricostatehood-resolution_n_4777128. html 3. ” The Ottawa Citizen, March 22, 2014. Ibid. 5. ” Virginia-Pilot, July 15, 2012. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid. Chapter 5: Cuba 1. ” The Huffington Post, May 2, 2013. Ibid. 3. ” Boston Globe, April 30, 2014. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid. 7. com, August 2007. Ibid. Chapter 7: The Bahamas 1. Barrington M.

But the islands’ centuries under British rule also left their mark on the Bahamas’ traditions. For example, one of the most popular festivals is Junkanoo—a celebration held each year on Boxing Day, a popular British holiday on December 26. The Bahamians credit an African tribal chief named John Canoe for creating Junkanoo. After being taken to the West Indies as a slave, Canoe demanded to be able to celebrate with his people. indd 49 8/7/14 3:59 PM Chapter Seven Today the celebration is marked with a lively parade.

Derby Evening Telegraph, March 20, 2013. 4. ” Redlands Daily Facts, May 29, 2010. 5. ” Targeted News Service, April 24, 2013. 6. com/people/ rihanna/biography/0,,20044460,00. html 7. ” The Daily Mirror, March 2, 2012. Chapter 2: Jamaica 1. ” USA Today, December 10, 2010. 2. “My Jamaica: All eight Star staff members who worked on our Jamaica project in today’s Insight section have roots there. ” Toronto Star, November 4, 2012. Ibid. Chapter 3: Trinidad and Tobago 1. ” Tribune Business News, October 25, 2011.

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