| Michael Manley |
Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
|Died||1997-03-06 (Age 72)|
|Alma mater||London School of Economics|
|Party||People's National Party|
Lost 1980 election after CIA campaign to destabilize Jamaica and unseat him
He was a populist.
The regime changed involved smuggling in large amounts of guns to create street violence. One of the opposition gangs also started the Eventide Home fire which killed 153 elderly women. Firemen who tried to extinguish fires were shot at, making their job impossible.
Some of the opposition leaders later went on to become parts of the CIA-Cocaine-Contra operation.