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DESPITE THE more oily of their numbers being able to hide their astonishment well, no one was more shocked at Britain’s voting to leave the European Union than the people who campaigned for it. What happened in Westminster last week was very much like what might have happened in Port of Spain in 1990, had Abu Bakr succeeded in his coup attempt: the “victors” had no

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BC-Exit with Brexit

THE WHOLE world fervently followed yesterday’s referendum that decided whether Britain left or remained in the European Union, because Brexit has truly global ramifications; but, of all seven billion of us, it will potentially hit me hardest since I’ve decided that, if Britain left Europe yesterday, I’m leaving the English-speaking Caribbean today. (Don’t get your hopes up, politicians and pastors, BC-Exit won’t be by suicide, but by cutting every firetrucking body else off.)

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