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Barbados: 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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Storm Dorian churns toward Barbados, sending island into shutdown

Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslaught of heavy wind and rain.
Reuters - Published

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens as it moves toward Caribbean

Forecasters say the fourth tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is strengthening as it moves west. Tropical Storm Dorian could hit Barbados tomorrow and Puerto Rico by late Wednesday. CBS..
CBS News - Published

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in the Atlantic with sustained winds of 40 mph

Tropical Storm Dorian is 725 miles east-southeast of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 40 mph.
USATODAY.com - Published

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions

Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela government, opposition hold talks in Barbados as Maduro slams sanctions

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing to hold talks in Barbados in an effort to find ways to resolve the Latin American country's political crisis, the..
Reuters - Published

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway

Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement..
Reuters - Published

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government

Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela talks with opposition conclude in Barbados, no deal announced

Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition about how to address the country's political crisis concluded on Wednesday with no announcement of a deal.
Reuters - Published

Jet ski rented by N.J. couple who went missing in Barbados in June found near Guadeloupe

A jet ski rented June 24 by Magdalena Devil and Oscar Suarez in Barbados was found 250 miles away near the French island of Guadeloupe Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks

Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis in the..
Reuters - Published

New Jersey couple reported missing in Barbados after renting jet ski Monday

New Jersey residents Oscar Suarez, 32, and Magdalena Devil, 25, haven't been seen since renting a jet ski in Barbados on Monday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Search on for U.S. couple who vanished on jet ski in Barbados

Royal Barbados Police Force appeals for any information on whereabouts of couple reportedly from New Jersey
CBS News - Published

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