Barbados

Coordinates: 13°10′N 59°33′W / 13.167°N 59.550°W / 13.167; -59.550

Barbados (i/bɑːrˈbdɒs/ or /bɑːrˈbds/) is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles, in the Americas. It is 34 kilometres (21 mi) in length and up to 23 kilometres (14 mi) in width, covering an area of 432 square kilometres (167 sq mi). It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, it is about 168 kilometres (104 mi) east of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 400 kilometres (250 mi) north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside of the principal Atlantic hurricane belt. Its capital is Bridgetown.

Inhabited by Kalingo people since the 13th century, and prior to that by other Amerindians, Barbados was visited by Spanish navigators in the late 15th century and claimed for the Spanish Crown. It first appears on a Spanish map from 1511. The Portuguese visited the island in 1536, but they left it unclaimed, with their only remnants being an introduction of wild hogs for a good supply of meat whenever the island was visited. An English ship, the Olive Blossom, arrived in Barbados in 1625; its men took possession of it in the name of King James I. In 1627, the first permanent settlers arrived from England, and it became an English and later British colony.

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National Trust rebels demand members should be given veto over the appointment of the new ...

The Daily Mail 02 Jul 2021
Robert Harley, who, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, established the South Sea Company in 1711 and was connected to plantations in Barbados, Antigua and Surinam, according to the National Trust ... In 1764, he married Jane Cholmeley, who was born in Barbados to Robert Cholmeley and latterly the sister-in-law of the Barbados Governor William Spry....
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Study: Anti-LGBTQ laws cost Caribbean up to $4.2BN a year

Al Jazeera 30 Jun 2021
The Caribbean has some of the most discriminatory laws against the LGBTQ community in the world ... These laws, as well as social stigma and violence ... It also found that 18 percent of travellers surveyed would not visit the region, with the key reason being anti-LGBTQ laws and stigma....
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A couple cases of COVID on a cruise should surprise no one

The Keene Sentinel 15 Jun 2021
Take a vaccine with a 95 percent rate of effectiveness, get a large enough sample size, and statistically speaking, it should be pretty obvious what’s bound to happen ... This cruise sailed from Aruba and is headed to Barbados. Of course, it didn’t sail from Florida, where state law bans businesses from requiring customers be vaccinated ... ....
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Editorial: A couple cases of COVID on a cruise should surprise no one

Finger Lakes Times 12 Jun 2021
Take a vaccine with a 95% rate of effectiveness, get a large enough sample size, and statistically speaking, it should be pretty obvious what’s bound to happen ... This cruise sailed from Aruba and is headed to Barbados. Of course, it didn’t sail from Florida, where state law bans businesses from requiring customers be vaccinated ... ____ ... ___. ....
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Tyler Morning Telegraph 12 Jun 2021
for example, law school and medical school graduates will both rack up more debt but they will earn more over their lifetimes than graduates who pursued bachelor’s degrees only ... 1 ... This cruise sailed from Aruba and is headed to Barbados. Of course, it didn’t sail from Florida, where state law bans businesses from requiring customers be vaccinated ... .......
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Ghana to be removed from European Union money laundering list by June

Joy Online 21 May 2021
On May 7, 2020, the European Union announced that it has put 12 countries on the list of places with weak or deficiencies in Anti Money Laundering and Terrorism financing laws. These include Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Cambodia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Panama and Zimbabwe ... ....
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Here’s how South Carolina is fulfilling some of the deepest and darkest impulses of America

Raw Story 14 May 2021
Martial law became slave law ... As McGill law professor Mugambi Jouet explains, the “Blue States" of the Northeast eschew the death penalty, while voters in the former Confederacy often support killing at least some criminals ... Martial law for whites became slave law for Blacks....
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Ghana included in UK’s list of money laundering, terrorist financing countries

Ghana Web 11 May 2021
The West African country was included in a list of 21 countries with weak or deficiency in anti-laundering and terrorism financing laws. The countries are Albania, Barbados, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Democratic People’s ......
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W. Kamau Bell: What you need to know about 'defund the police'

CNN 03 May 2021
But law enforcement has convinced us that if crime is bad they need more money ... Sir Robert Peel's Principles of Law Enforcement of 1829 (you can tell that's going to be bad for Black folks just by the name) and The Barbados Slave Code of 1661 ... The Barbados Slave Codes published in 1661."....
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Sperry: Live oak invaded by sprouts or seedlings

Longview News-Journal 25 Apr 2021
Dear Neil. My live oak has tons of these little sprouts all around it. Pulling them would be very tedious ... What would you suggest?. Answer ... Dear Neil ... Answer ... Dear Neil ... I have pittosporums, pride of Barbados, broom, mother-in-law’s tongue, Aloe vera, airplane plant and several other plants that are still showing no signs of sprouting back out again ... No....
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Gardener’s Mailbag: Neil Sperry

Tyler Morning Telegraph 25 Apr 2021
Dear Neil. We have a large Shumard red oak that seems to be competing to be the last tree to leaf out on our block ... Answer ... Dear Neil ... Answer ... Dear Neil ... Answer ... Dear Neil. I have pittosporums, pride of Barbados, broom, mother-in-law’s tongue, Aloe vera, airplane plant and several other plants that are still showing no signs of sprouting back out again ... No....

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