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1841 Jan 17
The island of St. Helena recorded that a ship seized on this day was from Angola heading to Brazil with 308 slaves "in good health" and 108 "sick" slaves.
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1967
1981
The group of territorial islands in the West Indies in association with the United Kingdom. The original members included Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and adjacent islands. All the member islands became independent except Anguilla.
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1967
In Anguilla locals burned down Government House and declared their independence from St. Kitts & Nevis. Britain sent 300 troops followed by police to quell the rebellion.
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1998 Sep 15
1998 Oct 1
Hurricane Georges caused 602 deaths in the Caribbean and four in the United States. The storm hit the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Antigua, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla and British and U.S. Virgin Islands before striking Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida.
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2013 Jun 15
Britain clinched a deal with its major offshore tax havens on Saturday that will see 10 British overseas territories and crown dependencies sign up to international protocols on information sharing. Those included were Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Anguilla, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.
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2013
Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, was the smallest of the 209 members of FIFA, the governing body of soccer. Its national team ranked 206th.
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2017 Sep 7
Hurricane Irma inflicted "severe and in places critical" damage to the British overseas territory of Anguilla with one death reported. The British Virgin islands also suffered "severe damage.
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2017 Sep 8
Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain The death toll from Irma increased to 20 with four more deaths reported in the British Virgin Islands. The other lives lost include nine on the French Caribbean islands of St. Martin and St. Barts, four in the US Virgin Islands, and one each on the islands of Anguilla, Barbuda and the Dutch side of St. Martin.
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2017 Sep 12
A British junior minister said over 100 high-risk prisoners had escaped in the British Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma. He raised the death toll in British territories to nine, with five in the BVI and four in Anguilla.
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2017 Nov
Angola’s Pres. Joao Lourenco removed the former president's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, as chair of the national oil company, Sonangol. She is said to be Africa's richest woman. Two-thirds of Angolans lived in poverty on less than $2 a day.
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