When predicting the contours of any forthcoming revitalization of the West Indies Federation, it’s important to keep in mind that this prospective entity will probably be comprised of three primary parts constituting an “Atlantic Bloc”, the OECS
Beginning with the broadest organizations that the Caribbean is a part of and incrementally proceeding to the smallest, the most relevant regional integration groups are:
The Organization of American States (OAS)
Having gotten the geographic and strategic basics of the Caribbean out of the way, it’s now time to expand a little bit more upon how each of the region’s islands/countries fits into the bigger picture:
The Caribbean Sea is commonly thought of as a “US lake” separating the two American continents, and it’s pretty much been under Washington’s exclusive influence since the beginning of the 20th century.