CARIBBEAN: Bay of Piglets Revisited

CARIBBEAN Bay of Piglets Revisited It was mocked as Britain's "Bay of Piglets," and one war correspondent cabled Fleet Street from the battlefield: "I say, chaps, the natives are friendly." That was two years ago, when then-Prime Minister Harold Wilson sent a company of paratroopers to capture the tiny (35 sq. mi.) West Indies island of Anguilla, a onetime possession cutting loose its British apron strings. The islanders had tried and rejected a British-sponsored association with the neighboring and more economically advanced islands of St. Kitts and Nevis;...

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