Last modified: 2003-02-01 by antonio martins
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The light blue color shows this flag as a one of the
West Indies associated states,
along with the similarly colored contemporary flags of
António Martins, 16 Jun 2002
The vertical tricolour with the palmtree
was adopted on 27 February 1967 when
St.Christopher (=St.Kitts) - Nevis - Anguilla
became an Associate State. The palm tree had
three branches, standing for the three islands.
On 12 July the same year Anguilla
seceded and declared its independence in 1969.
Mark Sensen, 26 October 1995