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Aruba; celebrating influences; Island benefits from unique mix of cultures

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Brooks,Mignon (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
2004-08-01
Published:
Philadelphia, PA
ISBN:
0746-956
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Blacks, Social life and customs, Culture, Traditions
Notes:
Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990. According to the World Factbook, Aruba exports live animals and animal products, art and collectibles, machinery and electrical equipment and transport equipment to the Netherlands, Columbia, Panama, the United States, Venezuela and the Netherlands Antilles.