Milestones: Jun. 15, 1987

DIED. Errol Barrow, 67, politically moderate, English-educated Prime Minister of Barbados, who led his Caribbean country to independence from Britain in 1966 and served three times as Prime Minister, helping to make Barbados one of the region's most stable nations; of a heart attack, after suffering from diabetes; in Bridgetown. An advocate of economic diversification and pan- Caribbean cooperation, Barrow criticized the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada.

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