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28,680. One commodity would be reaped by another: by slaves ... The economy in the Caribbean wasn’t just a side-show to Empire, it was the Empire. Three and a half million slaves were transported in British ships alone. (Slavery & Empire & Great Britain & England & Caribbean) Simon Schama, A History of Britain: The Wrong Empire
44,209. A sleek super-charged speedboat streaks across the Caribbean on a tropical night. A staggering two tons ... of pure Colombian cocaine is crammed in the hull. (Cocaine & Colombia & Gangstas: Colombia & Boat & Caribbean) Inside Cocaine Wars II: Drug Speedboats
44,210. At least eight out of ten boats make it through. (Cocaine & Colombia & Gangstas: Colombia & Boat & Caribbean) ibid.
72,902. I’m on a journey around the Caribbean Sea with its thousands of beautiful islands. Caribbean with Simon Reeve, BBC 2015
72,903. A vast area with a rich and brutal history. ibid.
72,904. The international [drugs] trade is increasingly shifting to the Caribbean islands. ibid.
111,800. I was just off the coast of the beautiful island of Barbados at the eastern edge of the Caribbean with glorious beaches and fabulous villas, it's the Caribbean of the rich and famous … What’s become the Platinum Coast. Caribbean with Simon Reeve II
111,801. St Vincent: It’s part of a chain of islands with a population of around 100,000 which have only been an independent nation since 1979. ibid.
111,802. The marijuana plantations aren’t exactly hard to find. ibid.
111,803. Venezuela: the longest Caribbean sea coastline of any nation. ibid.
73,938. The community at Monkey Point have a reputation as some of the best seafarers in the area. Caribbean with Simon Reeve III
73,939. Nicaragua's the second-poorest country in the Western Hemi- -sphere. (Caribbean & Nicaragua) ibid.
73,940. Across Honduras there’s almost one murder ever hour. (Caribbean & Honduras) ibid.
73,941. There are thought to be 300,000 gang members in Central America. MS-13 is the biggest gang. (Caribbean & Gangstas & Central America) ibid.
73,942. The Brain Drain – and it’s a huge problem across the Caribbean. ibid.
73,943. Jamaica is emerging as a rare success story in the battle against crime in the Caribbean. (Caribbean & Crime & Jamaica) ibid.
82,088. This is Antigua ... ‘I detest this country’ [Nelson] ... Who is buried here on the Antiguan coastline and why? (Empire UK & Caribbean & Slavery) Sam Willis, Nelson's Caribbean Hell-Hole, Yesterday 2015
82,089. This magnificent habour was a cesspit ... Life on those ships must have been unbearable. (Empire UK & Caribbean & Slavery) ibid.
82,090. The island was wholly given over to the brutal business of industrial scale sugar cultivation ... The hundreds of thousands of slaves who were sent here from west Africa. (Empire UK & Caribbean & Slavery) ibid.
99,751. They’re going back in time through fifty years of black British history, starting in 1948 they’ll discover how past-war Caribbean immigration changed the way we all live. (Black People & Caribbean) Back in Time for Brixton, BBC 2016
99,752. How it all started in one London suburb: Brixton … the ‘Windrush generation’ (Black People & Caribbean) ibid.
99,753. Families needed to find somewhere to live; this was easier said than done. (Black People & Caribbean) ibid.
99,754. Lambeth had one of the fastest changing populations in the country. (Black People & Caribbean) ibid.
99,755. 1956 was the year of peak immigration from the West Indies to Britain: over 26,000 would make the journey that year. (Black People & Caribbean) ibid.
100,053. We may be shivering. But there’s one bit of Britain where things are very different: the Cayman Islands. It’s a Caribbean paradise of sun, sea and cocktails, but there’s something else going on: big money. It’s one of the most secretive places on Earth. And for one very good reason: Cayman is a tax haven. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) Jacques Peretti, Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise: Inside Cayman
100,054. But on the Cayman Islands no-one pays a penny. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,055. It’s a British overseas territory. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,056. Fish fingers: eleven dollars … This island doesn’t necessarily work so well for ordinary people. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,057. The average four-bed on Cayman: nearly two-million pounds. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,058. It’s competing with tax havens around the world. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,059. Cayman is an island of great inequality. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
105,758. That is a fine aggressive nasty delivery. (Cricket & Caribbean) Fire in Babylon, 2010, commentary
105,759. The West Indians are a very very formidable bowling team. (Cricket & Caribbean) ibid. Richie Benaud
105,760. A civil rights struggle that had gone on for a hundred years. (Cricket & Caribbean) ibid. West Indian
105,761. The name that had at that time was Calypso Cricketers. (Cricket & Caribbean) ibid.
105,762. I wanted to have a different team with different thinking. (Cricket & Caribbean) ibid. Clive Lloyd
105,763. 1976 v England: People turned up in their droves and one section of the ground was just all West Indians and having a ball. (Cricket & Caribbean) ibid. Michael Holding
125,022. Promotional shoot Fyre festival the Bahamas: The biggest event in a decade, I promise you. (Party & Fraud & West Indies & Holiday & Island & Rave & Conman) Fyre: The Greatest Party that Never Happened, Netflix 2019, co-founder
125,023. Now the event’s co-founder is facing up to 20 years in prison. (Party & Fraud & West Indies & Holiday & Island & Rave & Conman) ibid. News
125,024. A small island in the Bahamas? It was probably the most difficult place you could do it. (Party & Fraud & West Indies & Holiday & Island & Rave & Conman) ibid. promotional associate
125,025. They booked the festival during the busiest weekend in the year. (Party & Fraud & West Indies & Holiday & Island & Rave & Conman) ibid. Dude
125,026. Billy McFarland was sentenced to six years in federal prison and agreed to a lifetime ban on serving as a corporate officer or director. (Party & Fraud & West Indies & Holiday & Island & Rave & Conman) ibid.
107,641. The Caribbean: the Atlantic’s sun-drenched paradise. Its warm shallow waters offer shelter and plenty of food. The perfect place for this two year old Atlantic spotted dolphin to grow up. The seas around him are bursting with life. Its the richest corner of the Atlantic. (Ocean & Dolphin & Caribbean) Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth III: From Heaven to Hell, BBC 2017
31,246. The British didn’t introduce slavery to the Caribbean but they took to it with enthusiasm ... The plantations devoured slaves ... Each estate was its own little tyranny. (England & Great Britain & Empire & Slavery & Caribbean) Jeremy Paxman, Empire IV: Making a Fortune, BBC 2012