JOSEPH CHATOYER

Joseph Chatoyer, also known as Satuye (died March 14, 1795), was a Garifuna (Carib) chief who led a revolt against the British colonial government of Saint Vincent in 1795. Killed that year, he is now considered a national hero of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and also of Belize, Costa Rica and other Carib countries he fought for during the war. (Camillo Gonsalves, Permanent […]

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BALICEAUX

Baliceaux is a privately owned island by a Vincentian family and is one of the Grenadines islands which lie between the Caribbean islands of Saint Vincent and Grenada. Politically, it is part of the nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This island was the site where the English army banished about 5000 Black Caribs following the defeat of Carib Chief Joseph Chatoyer in […]

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BEQUIA

Bequia (/ˈbɛkwiː/ or /ˈbɛkweɪ/) is the second largest island in the Grenadines at 7 square miles (18 km2) (the largest being Carriacou, a dependency of Grenada). It is part of the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and is approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the nation’s capital, Kingstown, on the main island, Saint Vincent. Bequia means “island of the clouds” in the ancient Arawak. The island’s […]

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