In 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is established. The secretariat headquarters is in Georgetown, Guyana. As of 2018, CARICOM has 15 full members, 5 associate members, and 8 observers. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Community Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 On May 14, 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (compare timeline entry for December 4, 1967) launches a 40-day moral fusion campaign of direct nonviolent action in Washington, D.C. and 30-plus US States. June 28, 2018 Through the efforts of the Association, over 600,000 previously enslaved Africans join the movement and petition the US Congress “to pension every negro who was emancipated. And if the negro is dead give it to his child, if his child is dead give it to his grand child.” (Notice for convention of Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty and Pension Association held in Columbia, Tennessee, March 24-27, 1899) June 29, 2018 On August 1, 1980, Edgar Timmons. Jr. and the group known as People Organized for Equal Rights (POER) file a motion for the return of Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for July 1942). Attorneys for POER include Clarence Martin of Savannah, Georgia and Eric Schnapper of New York. The NAACP and the Emergency Land Fund assist POER in the effort.