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one of the carribbean's many tourist countries. a former british colony, it was the last nation in the region to actually attempt to keep its sugar industry. eventually, it succumbed to pressure and is now just a tourist destination for americans, canadians, and euros.
alexander hamilton was born in saint kitts and nevis
by Ben E. Hama January 31, 2007
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a little carribbean nation, the brits and french fought over control of this place for over 300 years until the 20th century. apparently, the good sugar and bannana growing areas were a big prize. nowadays, this is just a toruist trap for americans, canadians, and euros. it has the world's biggest drive-up volcano.
saint lucia is nicknamed the troy of the carribbean.
by Ben E. Hama January 31, 2007
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it's another caribbean tourist trap! these islands are longtime british posessions that used to be agricultural powerhouses. now they earn their money through vacationers. the islands have a history of natural disasters including volcanoes, earthquakes, and hurricanes.
saint vincent and the grenadines are in the caribbean.
by Ben E. Hama January 31, 2007
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samoa is a pacific island nation. formerly a british and then german colony, new zealand took control after WWI. the samoans, traditionally a reseliant people, despised new zealand control, and in the style of gandhi, used non-violence to eventually win independence. to americans, samoa is known for producing a number of football offensive and defensive lineman.
samoa produced kimo von olhoffen.
by Ben E. Hama January 31, 2007
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commonly known as PNG, papua new guinea is an island nation in oceania, consisting of part of the huge island of new guinea, which it shares with indonesia. once a portuguese, and later german and then australian territory, it became independent in the 1970s. it is currently the most rural country in the world, with most people outside of the capital of port mosebly either working as subsistant farmers or living in traditional tribes.
papua new guinea has over 850 different languages spoken among its indegenious tribes.
by Ben E. Hama February 2, 2007
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a middle eastern nation, it's been a kingdom for a long time. it was once a british mandate for a few decades, but this never worked well. the sultan has had absolute power in the country for centuries. oman was able to become extremely wealthy with its nationalized oil company. although it's not something that people generally think of in the middle east, this nation has a pretty high standard of living and doesn't have crazy strict relgious laws.
oh man, what's the name of the country? yeah, oman, that's it!
by Ben E. Hama February 2, 2007
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palau is a tiny island nation in the pacific, with a population of only about 20,000 people. it was colonized by various powers between the 1600s and late 20th century, including the Spanish, Germans, British, Japanese, and Americans. however, no foreign power really did anything to help or harm the region. a huge WWII battle occured here, and following the end of the war, the US was put in charge of the region. palau refused to join the country of micronesia when it was formed in the 1970s. after political chaos, it finally became independent in 1994.
palau has many coral reefs.
by Ben E. Hama February 2, 2007
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