Shakespeare wrote both comedies and tragedies; but he is best known for his tragedies. In these stories a series of unhappy events evoke feelings of increasing pity and terror. However, the events are triggered by the “defects” of the leading character and they end in a dramatic disaster. That’s the tragedy of Shakespeare. Similarly, the blacklisting crisis is a real-life tragedy for the Bahamas.
Let’s look at the defect and the unfolding events: