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Maurice Bishop and the New Jewel Revolution in Grenada
The brutal killings of Maurice Bishop and a number of his closest friends and supporters, and the subsequent us invasion of the island in October this year, brought a sudden and tragic end to the Grenadian revolution. Coming at a time when the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua is embroiled in . . . read more
Jamaica: The Demise of 'Democratic Socialism'
The landslide victory of Edward Seaga’s Jamaica Labour Party (jlp) in the October 1980 general elections brought an abrupt end to the People’s National Party’s (pnp) eight-year-old experiment in ‘Democratic Socialism’.footnote* The fall of Michael Manley, the Socialist International’s most important representative in the Third World, has dealt a serious, . . . read more