THE CARIBBEAN: Jamaican Joshua

"Joshua, Joshua," shouted the crowd of 75,000 at an agricultural fair west of Kingston last week, as the tall, ramrod-straight politician with the familiar features began to speak. Many Jamaicans once regarded their former Prime Minister, Norman Manley—who died in 1969—as a kind of Moses who helped lead them to the promised land of independence ten years ago. Now they see his son as an appropriate successor. Addressing the massive rally. Prime Minister Michael Manley, 48, set forth what has become a chief theme of his young government: "What freedom really confers...

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