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 About Barbados - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Barbados is an island nation located towards the east of the Caribbean Sea and in the west of the Atlantic Ocean, part of the eastern islands of the Lesser Antilles, with the nations of Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines being its closest neighbors.
Barbados is predominantly composed of coral and limestone.
Barbados has one of the highest standards of living and literacy rates in the world and is currently according to the UN's UNDP, the #1 developing country in the world.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Barbados.html   (441 words)

  
 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Barbados is quite flat, and the highest point is Mount Hillaby at 1,115 feet.
The perimeter of Barbados is gorgeous white-sand beach, and the interior is comprised of exquisite rolling hills and flat grasslands.
All of the facilities on Barbados, and particularly in Bridgetown, are fabulous.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=10   (446 words)

  
 Barbadian dollar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Barbados dollar was created after the establishment of the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB), which was founded by Act of parliament in May, 1972.
The Barbados dollar replaced the East Caribbean dollar as the island's currency.
The defunct 1 dollar note (which has been replaced by a coin) was red in colour and had Samuel Jackman Prescod on the face side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbados_dollar   (227 words)

  
 Barbados Scuba Diving, Services and Accommodations
Visitors coming to Barbados should provide proof of adequate means of support for the duration of their stay to the satisfaction of the Immigration officer at the port of entry.
Barbados has a history of conservative British tradition and Barbadians are not comfortable undressing or seeing other undress on public beaches.
Barbados is a tropical island blessed with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine.
www.scubayellowpages.com /destinations/caribbean/barbados.htm   (1009 words)

  
 C H E M C O N T R O L Limited
Barbados has been referred to as, in the 19th century, "the sanitorium of the West Indies, where scores of British elite flocked for the climate.
Barbados is home to the oldest Parliament in the western hemisphere, established over 350 years ago.
Per square mile, Barbados is now the most densely populated island in the West Indies due to the vast amount of slaves brought in before slavery was abolished in 1834.
www.chemcontrol.co.tt /geomarket/barbados.htm   (908 words)

  
 Barbados Currency & Tax
Both the Barbados dollar and USD dollar is accepted on the island.
Barbados hotels charge 7.5 % VAT usually on top of the rates quoted, plus 10 % service charge is often added.
All visitors are allowed to bring on to Barbados 1 litre of spirits or wine, 200 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 50 cigars and cigarettes not exceeding 230 grams in aggregate.
www.accessbarbados.com /barbados_currency.php   (451 words)

  
 Barbados - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The closest island neighbours to Barbados are Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the west, Trinidad and Tobago to the south, and Grenada to the south-west.
Barbados has one of the highest standards of living and literacy rates in the developing world and, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Barbados is currently the fourth most developed of all developing countries in the world.
Barbados is often spared from the amount of tropical storms and hurricanes during the rainy season due to its far eastern location in the Atlantic Ocean pushing it just outside of the principal hurricane belt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbados   (4297 words)

  
 MISS MONEYPENNY'S TRAVEL TIPS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Please note that in Barbados it is illegal to wear green cargo/combat clothing which is the official Barbados Defence Force uniform for their personnel only.
The Barbados dollar (BDS) is the official currency.
Barbados coins in circulation are the one cent, five cents, ten cents (like the UK 5p), 25 cents and the dollar coin (like the UK 50p).
www.barbadosblue.com /sys-tmpl/traveltips   (529 words)

  
 Barbadian Dollar, Currency of Barbados, Exchange Rates, BBD
The Barbados dollar, often denoted by BBD or Bds$, is the national unit of currency of Barbados.
The Barbados dollar was created after the establishment of the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB), which took place in 1972 by Act of parliament.
Represented by a Governor General, the Queen is said to be styled "By the Grace of God, Queen of Barbados and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth." The present government is proposing that Barbados become a republic within the Commonwealth, with a ceremonial president instead of a Queen.
www.gocurrency.com /countries/barbados.htm   (466 words)

  
 1993 Country Reports on Economic Practice and Trade Reports: BARBADOS
Barbados' trade policy seeks to stimulate exports, protect domestic light industry, maintain the government's revenue base through customs and tariffs, and to limit foreign exchange outflows by the use of exchange controls.
Barbados' total external debt at the end of 1992 was equivalent to U.S. $529.4 million, most of which is denominated in U.S. dollars.
Barbados is an active member of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and sends a worker delegate to the ILO governing body.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /ERC/economics/trade_reports/1993/Barbados.html   (3045 words)

  
 Destionation Guide - Barbados Fact Sheet
The easternmost island of the Caribbean, Barbados is 21 miles (34km) long and 14 miles (22km) wide..
Barbados is predominantly flat with only a few gently rolling hills to the north.
The coral structure of the island acts as a natural filter and the waters of Barbados are amongst the purest in the world.
southbeachbarbados.com /sbbarbados/barbados_facts.html   (196 words)

  
 Malcolm's Barbados information page
Barbados has three quite distinctive coastlines: the fashionable West Coast has the best beaches, with long sandy stretches bordered by many luxury hotels, and the gentle Caribbean sea, protected by coral reefs, is ideal for water-sports.
The Grant of Arms conveyed by royal warrant was presented to the President of the Senate by Her Majesty the Queen in 1966 - the year Barbados gained independence from Britain.
The Golden Shield carries two "Pride of Barbados" flowers (the National Flower) and the Bearded Fig Tree (after which Barbados is named).
www.mybarbados.org /barbados/info_htm/barbados_info.htm   (706 words)

  
 About Page
Barbados is a coral island, the beaches are made from finely ground coral which forms a clean fine grain.
The seas on the West Coast of Barbados are generally the calmest.
The Barbados Dollar is converted at a rate of 2.00 Bds$ to 1.00 US$.
www.barbados.fws1.com /about.html   (501 words)

  
 Barbados
Barbados is otherwise almost flat with its foundation being made mostly of coral.
The government of Barbados provides the education free at the elementary and secondary levels, and has made it compulsory until the age of sixteen.
Barbados is the most easterly island of the West Indies.
www.caribbeannews.com /hot/barbadosl.htm   (349 words)

  
 Economy - Barbados - Caribbean: association caribbean, barbados economy, growing sugarcane, equipment plastic, refined ...
The economy of Barbados has traditionally relied on the growing of sugarcane and the production and export of refined sugar, molasses, and rum.
Barbados is a member of two free-trade organizations, the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).
In 1972 a central bank was established and a new unit of currency adopted, the Barbados dollar (2 Barbados dollars equal U.S.$1; 2000 average).
www.countriesquest.com /caribbean/barbados/economy.htm   (209 words)

  
 Barbados Financial Overview
Barbados (known as the “little England of the Caribbean”) lies in the North Atlantic Ocean north east of Venezuela and has a land area of 431 sq km.
Barbados was identified by the OECD as one of the 35 jurisdictions considered to be a tax haven but was taken off the list in January 2002.
Barbados' double taxation treaty with Canada allows dividends paid out of the business income of a Barbados-based foreign affiliate to be fully tax deductible by the recipient Canadian-based corporation.
www.sovereignsociety.com /offshore1642.html   (1871 words)

  
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Barbados, a member of the Commonwealth, is a small independent island state in the Caribbean.
The island, situated at 13° N latitude and 37° W longitude, enjoys a tropical climate, is a popular tourist destination and has an infrastructure that compares favourably with that of the more industrialised nations.
Prior to becoming independent in 1966, Barbados was a British colony and its first tax system which was introduced in 1921, was based on a model developed by Britain for its colonies.
www.barbados.gov.bb /ird/pages/AboutUs2.htm   (148 words)

  
 Destination Profile: Barbados - Destination Wedding Travel, Inc.
Barbados is a relatively flat island with an abundant supply of large, gradually sloping beaches fringing the island On the North side, coral and sandstone cliffs rise straight out of the sea.
Barbados enjoys a warm and sunny climate all year round with an average daytime high temperature of 75 - 85F.
The Barbados Dollar is the official currency of Barbados, however US currency and credit cards are widely accepted.
www.destinationweddings.com /barbados_weddings.html   (535 words)

  
 Barbados - Caribbean CHOICE - Your Gateway to the Caribbean!
The Barbados legislature is bicameral, with a Senate of 21 appointed members and an Assembly of 28 elected members.
The Portuguese explorers probably landed on Barbados in the 16th century, and the first settlement was established in 1627 by the British colonist.
Barbados cultural roots are grounded in 300 years of British heritage, tradition which have shaped a healthy and genteel society recognized for a very high level of education and independent democratic form of government.
www.caribbeanchoice.com /barbados/main.asp   (1090 words)

  
 Beautiful Barbados
Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea Barbados is a friendly, lush island with a constant year-round comfortable climate.
After a leisurely stroll through the downtown area we soon were basking in the winter luxury of sitting on an open terrace beside the river, sipping a cool Banks beer while watching the bustle of daily life pass by.
Although this was a short visit, we discovered that Barbados has accommodations in all price ranges, the water is perfectly safe to drink, food highlights the local produce as well as the bountiful seafood, the airport is modern (and located near most of the hotels), and the people are extremely friendly.
www.magiccarpetjournals.com /barbados.htm   (918 words)

  
 Barbados Shopping & Barbados Exchange Rate | iExplore.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Barbados Dollar (BBD; symbol B$) = 100 cents.
The Barbados Dollar is tied to the US Dollar.
The island is served by the Barbados National Bank and a range of at least six international banks, each with a main office in Bridgetown and further branches in Hastings, Holetown, Speightstown and Worthing.
www.iexplore.com /dmap/Barbados/Shopping   (312 words)

  
 Barbados Real Estate-Excellent Investment Opportunity/Property for Sale
Barbados has a strong British culture, so understandably our tourism product has flourished on the back of a weak US dollar, with thousands of Brits swelling the normally popular Christmas season, and many continuing to take advantage of post-season holiday deals, traditionally a lull in the hospitality market place.
Another year on and the property boom that engulfed Barbados in the mid-nineties may not have returned with a vengeance, but things continue to improve and there is plenty of room for optimism across the whole spectrum of Barbados real estate, visibly led by developments.
Barbados which has one of the highest standards of education in the Caribbean is modeled after British standards, with all children required to wear uniforms at the primary (3-11) and secondary levels (11-17).
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 Barbados Government National Information
Barbados has a stable and democratic system of government.
Tourism is the main foreign exchange earner, with agriculture, oil and the financial services sector contributing to the island’s economy.
The official currency is the Barbados (BDS) dollar and the exchange rate is fixed at BDS $1.98 to US$1.
www.barbados.gov.bb /NatInfo.htm   (74 words)

  
 Barbados : Planning a Trip : Fast Facts | Frommers.com
Currency-- The Barbados dollar (BD$) is the official currency, available in $5, $10, $20, and $100 notes, as well as 10¢, 25¢, and $1 silver coins, plus 1¢ and 5¢ copper coins.
The Barbados dollar is permanently fixed because of an international agreement at the rate of approximately 50¢ in U.S. currency.
Once on Barbados, to call another number on the island, only the local number is necessary.
www.frommers.com /destinations/barbados/0090020157.html   (768 words)

  
 Caribbean Travel Specialists - Barbados
The U.S. Embassy in Barbados has consular responsibility over Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as the British dependent territories of Anguilla, British Virgin Islands and Montserrat, and the French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe and their dependencies.
CRIME: Crime in Barbados is characterized by petty theft and street crime, but incidents of violent crime including rape, drug related crimes, auto theft and home invasions appear to be on the rise, particularly in Bridgetown.
Driving in Barbados is on the left-hand side of the road.
caribeanisles.com /barbados/general.htm   (2006 words)

  
 Barbados: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — FactMonster.com
Barbados was the administrative headquarters of the Windward Islands until it became a separate colony in 1885.
Barbados was a member of the Federation of the West Indies from 1958 to 1962.
Barbados: History - History Although it was probably originally inhabited by Arawaks, it was uninhabited when the...
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 rex resorts - caribbean - barbados
The most easterly of the Caribbean Islands, Barbados extends a welcome as warm as its climate.
Barbados has two distinct faces - the west coast boasts unending palm-fringed beaches of powder white sand, sapphire seas, hotels and fine restaurants.
In recent years Barbados has also earned a reputation as a "fine dining" destination with a wonderful and eclectic choice of world class restaurants to choose from.
www.rexresorts.com /_caribbean/_barbados/index.html   (292 words)

  
 Divi Resorts Barbados Destination Guide- Essentials
The Barbados Dollar is converted at the rate of $1.98 BDS to $1.00 U.S. The BDS Dollar is fixed to the U.S Dollar and does not fluctuate.
Barbados has a good network of roads which covers the entire island.
Approximate flight times: From Barbados to Toronto-Canada is 4 hours, to Miami is 3 hours 30 minutes, to New York is 5 hours, to London is 7 hours 30 minutes and to Los Angeles is 9 hours.
www.diviresorts.com /barbados/isl_essentials.asp   (479 words)

  
 Barbados Dollar - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As at early 2006, 2.02 Barbados dollars equalled US$1.
The monetary unit is the Barbados dollar of 100 cents (2.02 Barbados dollars equalled US$1; 2006).
Dollar, name of various coins and paper money formerly or currently in use in parts of Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the western hemisphere.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Barbados_Dollar.html   (99 words)

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