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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.


Barbadian Poet Kamau Dead At 89 [Video]

Barbadian Poet Kamau Dead At 89

Edward Kamau Brathwaite was an internationally acclaimed Barbadian poet, essayist and historian. His prolific writings sought to assert the identity of Caribbean peoples and their African roots...

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