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Happy 50th Anniversary, Barbados!

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Happy birthday Barbados!

The Caribbean island is 50 years old today – more to the point, it’s 50 years since it gained independence from the UK.

There are a few things you may already know about this island of a little more than 280,000 people: it was a center of sugar production, has produced numerous world class cricketers,  the birthplace of rum in 1703 and singer Rihanna…and one of our favorite places to be.

 

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