Milestones: Mar. 25, 1985

DIED. John Michael Geoffrey Manningham ("Tom") Adams, 53, Prime Minister since 1976 of Barbados (pop. 300,000), one of the most democratically stable of the Caribbean's microstates; of a heart attack; in Bridgetown, Barbados. Adams was an architect of the eight-nation, 2 1/2-year-old Eastern Caribbean Regional Security Pact and played a large consultative role among Caribbean leaders and the Reagan Administration in the U.S. decision to invade neighboring Grenada in October 1983.

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