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Barbados recently received praise from the Small Island Developing States for the countryâ's efforts towards climate change mitigation.1 The United Nations has stated that Barbados has made exemplary efforts towards climate change adaptation and the protection of the nationâ's natural biodiversity.2 The island was also chosen to play host to the United Nationâ's World Environment Day.3 This honor was viewed as a celebration of all that Barbados has done to use clean renewable energy throughout the nation, as well as its efforts towards climate change adaptations.4 Climate change in Barbados has caused a rise in sea level and saline intrusion, which could affect the availability of the countryâ's water supply in the future.5 Additionally, the high climate variability in Barbados has been linked to an ...See More increase in dengue fever.6 Show Less

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1 http://www.barbadosadvocate.com/newsitem.asp?more=local&NewsID=36772
2 Ibid
3http://www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/2014/05/barbados-chosen-to-host-world-environment-day/#.U86tyl5755w
4 Ibid
5 http://www.who.int/globalchange/projects/adaptation/en/index1.html
6 Ibid

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Barbados News

The Sun 
RHIAN Sugden has bared her bronzed body in a bikini in Barbados after announcing she is retiring from topless modelling. The Page 3 stunner is currently enjoying a sun-soaked beach break following news she is giving up sexy shoots after 11 years on top. See more..
Barbados Today 
At this hour police are investigating reports of a shooting in Nelson Street, The City. All police could confirm so far is that the incident occurred. However, one eyewitness told Barbados TODAY that two people sustained gunshot wounds as a result of a ... See more..
Barbados Advocate 
THE Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Barbados, will soon be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Barbados. As such, Chinese Ambassador to Barbados, Her Excellency Wang Ke, has ... See more..
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Barbados Advocate 
Pro Shottas took home the lion's share of hardware yesterday after chasing five titles in the 2017 edition of the Barbados Football Association's Guardian Group Youth Football Tournament. After booking berths in each of the finals in last weekend's ... See more..
Event Magazine 
Fitness fan will be able to attend a yoga demonstration on the Saturday (6 May), and photographer Raymond Maughan will be showcasing his work relating to all things Barbados. Londoners will be able to enjoy Bajan music such as calypso, spouge, ... See more..
Nation News 
ARNOS VALE – Trinidad and Tobago Divas' Captain Merissa Aguilleira is confident her team can overcome the impressive Barbados Women in the Regional Women's Super50 Competition, due to come to a thrilling end at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex ... See more..
Loop Barbados 
The youthful Barbados squad fell to Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in Port-of-Spain in their first match, but returned two weeks later to defeat the superior ranked Martinique at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex 2-1 courtesy of a double strike from midfielder ... See more..
Geo News, Pakistan 
Pakistan and West Indies will face off in the second Test of the current Test series in Bridgetown, Barbados from 30th April. This is the first time since 1988 that Pakistan enter the second Test after getting a lead in a series in West Indies. They ... See more..
Barbados Today 
She later told Barbados TODAY that though very saddened by Atherley's passing, she was relieved that his body had been found. She also thanked the four young men who reportedly made the discovery around 3 p.m. today and alerted police. Earlier today ... See more..
Barbados Today 
Jamaican remanded to Dodds | A 26-year-old Jamaican national has been remanded to Dodds prison until May 26 on a charge of causing serious bodily ... See more..
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Geography

Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Area

Total 430 sq km
Land 430 sq km
Water 0 sq km

Climate

tropical; rainy season (June to October)
Natural Resources

petroleum, fish, natural gas ;
Natural Hazards

infrequent hurricanes; periodic landslides
Current Environmental Issues

pollution of coastal waters from waste disposal by ships; soil erosion; illegal solid waste disposal threatens contamination of aquifers

Demographics

Nationality
Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial)
Population
288,725 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Barbados is the wealthiest and most developed country in the Eastern Caribbean and enjoys one of the highest per capita incomes in Latin America. Historically, the Barbadian economy was dependent on sugarcane cultivation and related activities. However, in recent years the economy has diversified into light industry and tourism with about four-fifths of GDP and of exports being attributed to services. Offshore finance and information services are important foreign exchange earners and thrive from having the same time zone as eastern US financial centers and a relatively highly educated workforce. Barbados' tourism, financial services, and construction industries have been hard ...See More hit since the onset of the global economic crisis in 2008, which caused the economy to contract 4% in 2009 and grow below 1% annually since 2010. Barbados' public debt-to-GDP ratio rose from 56% in 2008 to 83% in 2012. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$7.169 billion (2012 est.); $7.169 billion (2011 est.); $7.128 billion (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

sugarcane, vegetables, cotton
Industries

tourism, sugar, light manufacturing, component assembly for export