In the XIXth century with the decline of colonial empires and the spread of the French Revolution ideas, struggles for independence have emerged throughout Latin America. In 2010, France joined all the countries of Latin America and Caribbean to celebrate the movement towards independence through public demonstrations.
The graphics of the stamp is based on the light beams. These light beams symbolize the winds of freedom blowing in these countries. The bright colors remind of the countries\’ emblematic flags.