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Digest of trade statistics of the Leeward Islands, Windward Islands and Barbados.

R. Fitzpatrick

Digest of trade statistics of the Leeward Islands, Windward Islands and Barbados.

[Compiled by R. Fitzpatrick.]

by R. Fitzpatrick

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Published by University of the West Indies Institute of Social & Economic Research (Eastern Carribean) in [St. Augustin, Trinidad] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Indies -- Commerce

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF2361 F57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[31 leaves]
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18217807M

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Digest of trade statistics of the Leeward Islands, Windward Islands and Barbados by R. Fitzpatrick Download PDF EPUB FB2

To the west of the Windward Islands is a stretch of islands known as the Leeward Antilles. These are farther apart from each other than the islands of the other two groups.

It includes more of the popular destination Caribbean islands and runs along the Venezuelan : Matt Rosenberg. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the trade winds coming from the south.

The Leeward Islands also refers to a British colony in these islands, consisting of Antigua, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla and. The Windward Islands comprise Barbados, Grenada, the Grenadines, Martinique, St.

Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago and Trinidad, which are among the larger of the Lesser Antilles islands. The Windward Islands are the south-eastern islands of the Caribbean and simply called windward because they're exposed to the wind of the northeast trade winds.

They include the islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada. Dominica is the dividing line between the Windward and Leeward islands.

The Leeward Islands became a British colony in Inprior to the War of the Spanish Succession, Christopher Codrington became the governor of the Leeward Islands.

The war lasted from to Daniel Parke II was the British governor of the Leeward Islands from to He was assassinated during a mutiny triggered by his self-enriching enforcement of Stuart nates: 16°N 61°W / 16°N.

Leeward Islands, The Lesser Antilles of the eastern Caribbean are divided into the Leeward and the Windward Islands. The Leeward Islands were so named because ships s United States Virgin Islands, At a Glance Size: sq.

( sq km) Population:Electoral votes: 0 U.S. Representatives: 1 (nonvoting) The Virgin Islands are two. Leeward Islands, French Îles Sous-le-Vent, Spanish Islas de Sotavento, an arc of West Indian islands that constitute the most westerly and northerly of the Lesser Antilles, at the northeastern end of the Caribbean Sea, between latitudes 16° and 19° N and longitudes 61° and 65° Windward Islands and Barbados.

book of British, French, Spanish, and Dutch colonialism in the region has left its stamp on the islands. The British Leeward Islands now refers to the Leeward Islands as an English and later British colony from toexcept for the years from to The Leeward Islands was established as an English colony in Inthe islands were divided in two regions: Antigua, Barbuda, and Montserrat in one colony, and Saint Christopher, Nevis, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands in the l: St.

John's, Antigua. Early attempts - Leeward IslandsLeeward IslandsWindward Islands - Economic, political and social reasons for failure. Moyne Commission, outcomes of protests and riots, trade unions, political parties, adult suffrage and self - government. Caribbean Islands Table of Contents.

THE WINDWARD ISLANDS consist of Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada. The name Windward dates back to the s, to the time when English ships bound for Jamaica followed the trade-wind passage, stopping at islands along the way.

The islands constitute a north-south chain in the southern section of the Lesser Antilles and. The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles while The Windward Islands are the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles.

The island of Barbados is a member of the Windward Islands. These islands are the Caribbean islands from Martinique down south to Grenada, and are named after the prevailing trade winds that blow from.

The proportion which they contribute to the gross domestic product is approximately 4 % in Jamaica, 5% in Trinidad and Tobago, 7% in the Leeward Islands, Windward Islands and Barbados, and 4% in British Guiana. Livestock production has until recently always been mainly a peasant undertaking except for cattle ranching in British Guiana.

The Windward Islands were named because they were more windward at this location than the Leeward Islands. Geologic Setting: The Windward and Leeward Islands are positioned on the eastern edge of the Caribbean Plate. This is an area of modern and historic volcanism. The islands are mainly volcanic with some coral contributions.

The Leeward Islands (/ ˈ l iː w ər d /) are a group of islands situated where the northeastern Caribbean Sea meets the western Atlantic ng with the Virgin Islands east of Puerto Rico, they extend southeast to Guadeloupe and its dependencies.

In English, the term Leeward Islands refers to the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles chain. The more southerly part of this chain Location: Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The Leeward and Windward islands together make up the Caribbean islands group of the Lesser Antilles.

The Leeward islands of the West Indies are one of the most popular tourist travel destinations in the World with a huge demand within the Caribbean cruise industry.

11 U.S. Virgin Islands, a dependency of the United States; Windward Islands. The Windward Islands got their name as they are more exposed to the trade winds from the east. Except French department Martinique, the islands are sovereign nations. 12 Barbados, east of the archipelago, and not part of the Windward Islands proper.

The Windward Islands, also known as the Islands of Barlovento, are the southern, generally larger islands of the Lesser Antilles, within the West lie south of the Leeward Islands, approximately between latitudes 10° and 16° N and longitudes 60° and 62° name was also used to refer to a British colony in these islands, existing between and and consisting of the Coordinates: 14°N 61°W / 14°N.

The Leeward Islands – Anguilla, Saba, Sint Eustatius, St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda – are a natural mosaic that for centuries has tugged mightily at the hearts of explorers, buccaneers, traders and boaters. On this string of islands stretching south in an arc east of Puerto Rico.

The term leeward islands is derived from the course taken by most of the sailing ships that voyaged from Britain to the Caribbean. Impelled by the trade winds, these vessels normally encountered Barbados, the island most to windward, as their first port of call.

After progressing through the islands most to windward, which came to be known as. Windward and Leeward Islands: Post-Storm Caribbean Redirect: Far from being light-hearted bikini babes drinking painkillers on the beach, Irma and Maria have shown just how fragile and harsh life in paradise can cruisers heading south, these storms have raised heavy questions—not about rebuilding their homes, communities, and economies as islanders are facing—but about how to.

The Leeward Islands (French: Îles Sous-le-vent; Tahitian: Fenua Raro Mata’i, literally "Islands Under-the-Wind") are the western part of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South lie south of the Line Islands (part of Kiribati), east of the Cooks and north of the Austral Islands (also part of French Polynesia).Location: Pacific Ocean.The first known European exploration was by Amerigo Vespucci, whose cartographer Juan de la Cosa first described the islands.

By the Spanish had formed a government and established Catholicism on the islands. Inthe Netherlands fought Spain over control of the islands. The Dutch won, (although Spain won them back before abandoning them due to them being of little value) and the .The islands of the Lesser Antilles are divided into three groups.

The two main groups are the Windward Islands in the south and the Leeward Islands in the north. The Windward Islands are called such because they were more windward to sailing ships arriving in the New World than the Leeward Islands, given that the prevailing trade winds blow.