Independence from the Netherlands was granted in 1975, along with the adoption of the new flag. Five years later the civilian government was replaced by a military regime that soon declared a socialist republic. It continued to rule through a succession of nominally civilian administrations until 1987, when international pressure finally brought about a democratic election.

The dominant colours of red, green and white represent the three main political groupings and also are said to have symbolic meaning as well: red stands for progress in the struggle for a better life and renewal, white stands for purity, justice and freedom and green represents fertility. The single gold star has five points and represents the five ethnic communities and is yellow as an expression of the golden future.



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