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  • Barbados

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    Barbados GEOGRAPHY Barbados is the eastern most island of the Caribbean, located in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela (13 10 N, 59 32 W). It is considered a “Coral Island” due to its vast coral shore beaches that surround the perimeter of the island. Overall, Barbados is 430 square kilometers, with 97 kilometers being coastline area. The circumference is approximately 55 miles around, and has a pear-like shape to it. Length and width wise, Barbados is 21 miles and 13 miles

  • Barbados

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    Barbados Barbados is an independent country, formerly a British colony, and the most easterly island of the West Indies. Its capital and only port of entry is Bridgetown. The island is underlain with folded sedimentary deposits, and a surface layer of coral attains 90 m (300 ft) in thickness. In the northeastern parts, erosion has exposed rugged ridges and ravines. The climate is warm and pleasant. The average annual temperature is about 27¡ C (80¡ F), and little daily or annual variation occurs

  • Barbados

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    Barbados Barbados is a small, independent country with a population of about 252,000 people, located in the Caribbean Sea, and is the most easterly island of the West Indies. Barbados is the second smallest country in the western hemisphere and is located about two hundred miles North – North East of Trinidad and about one hundred miles East – South East of St. Lucia. The one time British colony has only one port, which is in Bridgetown, this town is also the capital of Barbados and has a population

  • Barbados

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    Barbados Barbados is a small country located in the Caribbean Sea. The capital is Bridgetown with a population of about 8,789. The head of state of Barbados is Queen Elizabeth II and she is represented by General Dame Nita Barrow. The total population of the country is around 252,000. The main language is English and the predominant religion is Christianity. Their date of independence was November 30, 1966. Barbados is the eastern most Caribbean Island. It is about 200 miles North-North East of

  • Geography of Barbados

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    GEOGRAPHY OF BARBADOS Barbados is the most windward, or eastern of all the Caribbean islands. It’s the only island of the Caribbean that lies before the sixty-degree lateral line. Pedro a Campus, who arrived there in 1536, first discovered it. Pedro a Campus was sailing for Portugal at the time of his discovery. Upon his arrival he concluded that the island was uninhabited. The island remained this way until it was settled by the English in the later Seventeenth Century. The shape of

  • Barbados and Business

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    In the research I have conducted, I have found many benefits to setting up our factory in Barbados. The intentions of this report is to inform you that setting up a factory here will be rewarding for years to come. We have great amounts of landscape we can use as property for our future factory. Creating a factory here in Barbados will make us plenty of profit with little to no problems. However, one problem may or may not affect our business. It is not a gargantuan problem but it is still disturbing

  • Breathtaking Barbados Breaks

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    Barbados Overview The mind-blowing range of soft sandy beaches, delightful landscapes, exceptional shoreline and remarkable hospitality on Caribbean Sea, Barbados is eminent for a pleasure of beach holidays in Caribbean region and quite a favourite escape for travellers from UK and other parts of Europe. The extraordinary beach extravaganza and beyond belief range of sightseeing along with kind locals and lively lifestyle makes this breathtaking island more amusing and enjoyable on Caribbean holidays

  • Corporate Expansion in Barbados

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    The 1900s led for an era of corporate expansion in Barbados. Many of Barbados largest and most successful companies began to expand over seas within the Caribbean and north to Canada. Companies had a variety of reasons for looking to expand and this varied with each individual company. Foreign companies began to move out of the Caribbean which allowed Barbadian companies to move in and replace them. Advances in technology allowed for companies to export goods to a larger area which allowed for expansion

  • Politics of Barbados

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    POLITICS OF BARBADOS The history of politics on the island of Barbados can be looked at from many points of view and many different periods of time. This research will cover issues of the political system immediately following the emancipation of slaves on Barbados and will go on to examine Barbados’ becoming of a nation-state. The time period immediately following the emancipation of slaves within Barbados signifies a time, that politically, little had change. Sugar planters remained in

  • BARBADOS

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    Climate Change in Barbados Introduction Barbados is a small island that is located in the western area of the North Atlantic Ocean. The weather is generally warm and sunny all year round with an average daytime high of 30°C / 86°F. Barbados has over 3,000 hours of sunshine each year. It was discovered by the Spanish in the late 15th century, but it was not claimed at that time. When English explorers arrived at the island in 1624, they claimed it in the name of King James the First. Currently, the

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