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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

Peninsula of CHAGUARAMAS  (Chaguaramas)   -   CHAGUARAMAS

1935-01-01:

BRITISH WEST INDIES Territories  (Port-of-Spain)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1958-01-03:

Federation of THE WEST INDIES : British Caribbean Federation  (Port-of-Spain + Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1958-10-13:

Federation of THE WEST INDIES : British Caribbean Federation  (Port-of-Spain + Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1962-06-01:

WEST INDIAN Nations : West Indies and Other British Territories  (Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1967-02-27:

WEST INDIES Associated States  (Basseterre)   -   WEST INDIES

1981-06-18:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Basseterre)   -   EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES

2006-06-21:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -   EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

Peninsula of CHAGUARAMAS  (Chaguaramas)   -   CHAGUARAMAS

1935-01-01:

BRITISH WEST INDIES Territories  (Port-of-Spain)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1955-01-01:

BERMUDA-BRITISH CARIBBEAN Territories  (Port-of-Spain)   -   BERMUDA-BRITISH CARIBBEAN

1958-01-03:

Federation of THE WEST INDIES : British Caribbean Federation  (Port-of-Spain + Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1958-10-13:

Federation of THE WEST INDIES : British Caribbean Federation  (Port-of-Spain + Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1962-06-01:

WEST INDIAN Nations : West Indies and Other British Territories  (Chaguaramas)   -   BRITISH WEST INDIES

1965-10-06:

British Caribbean Territories and British Guiana : WEST INDIES  (Basseterre)   -   BRITISH CARIBBEAN AND BRITISH GUIANA

1967-02-27:

WEST INDIES Associated States  (Basseterre)   -   WEST INDIES

1981-06-18:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Basseterre)   -   EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES

2006-06-21:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -   EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES




































Sovereignty changes:





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Chaguaramas

1935-01-01:

  Port-of-Spain

1958-01-03:

  Port-of-Spain + Chaguaramas

1962-06-01:

  Chaguaramas

1965-10-06:

  Basseterre

1981-07-04:

  Castries





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  CHAGUARAMAS

1935-01-01:

  BRITISH WEST INDIES

1950-01-02:

  EASTERN BRITISH CARIBBEAN

1954-11-28:

  BERMUDA-BRITISH CARIBBEAN

1956-01-01:

  BRITISH CARIBBEAN

1958-01-03:

  BRITISH WEST INDIES

1965-10-06:

  BRITISH CARIBBEAN AND BRITISH GUIANA

1966-09-22:

  WEST INDIES

1981-06-18:

  EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

Peninsula of CHAGUARAMAS

1935-01-01:

BRITISH WEST INDIES Territories

1950-01-02:

BRITISH CARIBBEAN Territories Eastern Group

1954-11-28:

BERMUDA-BRITISH CARIBBEAN Territories

1956-01-01:

BRITISH CARIBBEAN Federation

1958-01-03:

Federation of THE WEST INDIES : British Caribbean Federation

1962-06-01:

WEST INDIAN Nations : West Indies and Other British Territories

1965-10-06:

British Caribbean Territories and British Guiana : WEST INDIES

1966-09-22:

Eastern Caribbean Nations : WEST INDIES

1967-02-27:

WEST INDIES Associated States

1981-06-18:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS





































Ruler changes:

1962-06-01:

WEST INDIAN Nations : West Indies and Other British Territories  (Chaguaramas)   -    UK
         (UK)

1981-06-18:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Basseterre)   -    Interregnum
         (Interregnum)

1982-07-01:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    DG Vaughan Lewis (lc)
         (DG Vaughan Lewis (lc))

1995-12-02:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    Interregnum
         (Interregnum)

1996-06-01:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    DG Swinburne Lestrade (dm)
         (DG Swinburne Lestrade (dm))

2001-07-31:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    DG George Goodwin (ag)
         (DG George Goodwin (ag))

2003-05-12:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    DG Len Ishmael (lc)
         (DG Len Ishmael (lc))

2014-01-01:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    Bentley Browne (vc)
         (Bentley A Browne (vc))

2014-05-01:

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States : OECS  (Castries)   -    DG Didacus Jules (lc)
         (DG Didacus Jules (lc))






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