Modern Caribbean Basin countries
- Antigua and Barbuda.
- Costa Rica.
So, which Caribbean Basin nation did the United States not intervene?
The decisions that we know the president made not to intervene occurred in crises in Guatemala in 1951, Cuba in 1958, Nicaragua in 1979, and Grenada in 1979 and 1981.
Why was America interested in the Caribbean?
The Caribbean represented a large potential market for American manufactured goods. This would further encourage the growth of industry, thus the creation of wealth. The Caribbean possessed a variety of raw materials that America wished to exploit in its own economic interest.
What is CBI country?
The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) was a unilateral and temporary United States program initiated by the 1983 Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA). The CBI came into effect on January 1, 1984, and aimed to provide several tariff and trade benefits to many Central American and Caribbean countries.
Where is the Caribbean Basin?
The Caribbean Basin is generally defined as the area running from Florida westward along the Gulf coast, then south along the Mexican coast through Central America and then eastward across the northern coast of South America. This region includes the islands of the archipelago of the West Indies.