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Country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies

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Barbados: Country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of the Americas, and the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. 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 in the western part of the North Atlantic, 100 km (62 mi) east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is located roughly 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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Barbados Removes Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State and Declares Rihanna a National Hero | THR News [Video]

Barbados Removes Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State and Declares Rihanna a National Hero | THR News

The billionaire singer-entrepreneur becomes only the second woman to be given the honor, and 11th person in total.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:04Published
Prince Charles dozes off during handover ceremony [Video]

Prince Charles dozes off during handover ceremony

Prince Charles appeared to doze-off during the official handover ceremony in Barbados last night. But the 73-year-old heir to the throne managed to make a swift recovery whilst attending the late night..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:15Published
Barbados drops Queen Elizabeth II and becomes world's newest republic [Video]

Barbados drops Queen Elizabeth II and becomes world's newest republic

Barbados became independent in 1966 but retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:25Published

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