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By Alejandra Bronfman

The Caribbean sticks out within the well known mind's eye as a 'place with out history', a spot which has in some way eluded modernity. Haiti is expected as being trapped in an unending cycle of violence and instability, Cuba as a Fifties time warp, Jamaicans as ganja-smoking Rastafarians, whereas various pristine, nameless islands are easily peaceable idylls. The proposal of 'getting clear of all of it' lures numerous viewers, providing the potential for overall disconnect for the world-weary. 

In at the movement Alejandra Bronfman argues that during truth the other is right; the Caribbean is, and has continually been, deeply engaged with the broader global. From medications and tourism to overseas political struggles, those islands shape a vital part of worldwide background and of the current, and are themselves in a continuing country of financial and social flux within the face of worldwide transformations. 

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