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  2. LGBT rights in Barbados - Wikipedia

    Following the statement, several members of Barbados' openly gay community stated that Barbados should begin to offer packaged tourism deals for gay tourists. However, an informal comment line by the Barbados Nation newspaper found that plan to be disliked by some.

  3. David Thompson (Barbadian politician) - Wikipedia

    As news of Thompson's death spread, regional and international dignitaries expressed their condolences. [26] [27] to the Thompson family and the nation. [28] Pope Benedict XVI was among those offering condolences for the Prime Minister and stated that he "invokes God's blessings upon the late Prime Minister's family and the people of Barbados."

  4. Owen Arthur - Wikipedia

    Early life and education. Arthur studied at All Saints Boys’ School, Coleridge and Parry Boys' School, and Harrison College. He earned a BA degree in economics and history in 1971 at the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill, Barbados, and an MSc degree in economics in 1974 at the University of the West Indies – Mona, Jamaica.

  5. Combermere School - Wikipedia

    Combermere School is a school in Barbados. It was initially established in 1695 as the Drax Parish School by the 1682 will of Colonel Henry Drax (great-uncle of the Whig politician Henry Drax ). The school underwent several name changes and relocations until it settled at Waterford, St. Michael , on the outskirts of Bridgetown , Barbados , with ...

  6. Father of the Nation - Wikipedia

    The Father of the Nation is an honorific title given to a person considered the driving force behind the establishment of a country, state, or nation. Pater Patriae (plural Patres Patriae), also seen as Parens Patriae, was a Roman honorific meaning the "Father of the Fatherland", bestowed by the Senate on heroes, and later on emperors.

  7. Grantley Adams International Airport - Wikipedia

    Airport Gets Passing Grade – 10 October 2006: Barbados Daily Nation News Paper; Browne, Stacia (30 May 2007). "Direct air link for Barbados and Brazil". Barbados Advocate. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007; Brandford, Albert (22 November 2007). "Big push to make airport Category 1". Nation Newspaper.

  8. Operation Red Dog - Wikipedia

    Operation Red Dog was the code name of an April 27, 1981 military filibustering plot by Canadian and American citizens, largely affiliated with white supremacist and Ku Klux Klan groups, to overthrow the government of Dominica, where they planned to restore former Prime Minister Patrick John to power.

  9. List of newspapers in Canada - Wikipedia

    Newspaper Prov. City/region Owner Circulation (weekly total, 2013) Frequency Language Notes National Post: Nat'l National Postmedia: 982,555 Tue–Sat