The Caribbean Dream: To the people of the Caribbean

Norman Manley and Alexander Bustamante had a dream for Jamaica. This dream was universal adult suffrage. It was a grand design at the time but now Jamaicans take for granted the right to mark an ex once every five years. Our basic needs have expanded beyond merely having our voices heard by our own politicians instead of by a far away Queen. The C.E.A.C. has a grand design for Jamaica and the Caribbean which may seem grand now but fifty years from now Jamaicans will have new dreams and they will take our struggle and success for granted.  The C.E.A.C’s dream is an expansion and upgrade to Norman Manley’s vision of a federated Caribbean. The dream is of a Caribbean Empire of first world Caribbean states. The vision includes the very powerful Expatriate Caribbean Community which has been largely marginalized by its geographic and political separation from the Caribbean territory. This dream is grounded in reality and a step by step process of seeing it through. First we will organize the Expatriate Caribbean Community under educated leadership so that it maintains and expands itself while creating wealth for individuals and the group within its host countries in the developed world. We will then lobby for rights and responsibilities within the Caribbean homeland while we lobby for the support and investment of our host countries to our Caribbean homeland. Once...

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