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Intercultural Communication in the Caribbean

The study of intercultural communication is primarily the study of the process, dynamics, and impact of messages emerging from interaction between individuals from different cultures. Such messages occur and require examination within a particular context—a physical, social, historical, and political setting that inevitably affects individual perceptions and collective meanings shared over time. The Caribbean is a geographic region comprising 28 developing nations and dependent territories located within the Caribbean Basin and North Atlantic Ocean, including Anguilla (United Kingdom), Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom), Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Cayman Islands (United Kingdom), Cuba, Curacao (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe (France), Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique (France), Montserrat (United Kingdom), Puerto Rico (United ...

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