1930s C.E.

Antigua stamp 1953

The Antigua Trades and Labour Union is formed

Poor labor conditions in Antigua and Barbuda persisted until 1939 when a member of a royal commission urged the formation of a trade union movement. The Antigua Trades and Labour Union, formed shortly afterward,

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The Rastafari movement thrives in Jamaica

Rastafarianism is an Abrahamic religion that developed in Jamaica during the 1930s. It is classified as both a new religious movement and a social movement by scholars of religion. There is no central authority in control of the movement and much diversity exists among practitioners.

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