Barbados

Island country in the Caribbean

Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America. It is 34 kilometres in length and up to 23 km (14 mi) in width, covering an area of 432 km2 (167 sq mi). It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 km (62 mi) east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, Barbados is east of the Windwards, part of the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 13°N of the equator. It is about 168 km (104 mi) east of both the countries of Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 180 km (110 mi) south-east of Martinique and 400 km (250 mi) north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside the principal Atlantic hurricane belt. Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown.

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"The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," Barbados' governor general said.
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

Barbados announced plans to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state next year.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

The government of Barbados says the time has come to leave the colonial past behind.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

The Caribbean island’s leader says its people want a ‘Barbadian head of state’ and aim to achieve the goal by November 2021 Barbados has announced its..
4 days ago • WorldNews

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