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  1. BarbadosResearched via: Student Name: Annmarie Ferrell Date: May 3rd, 2010

  2. Where is Barbados located? Barbados is located in the Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela.

  3. Flag, Motto, Anthem: National Anthem: In plenty and in time of needWhen this fair land was youngOur brave forefathers sowed the seedFrom which your pride is sprung,A pride that makes no wanton boastOf what it has withstoodThat binds our hearts from coast to coastThe pride of nationhood. Chorus:We loyal sons and daughters allDo hereby make it knownThese fields and hills beyond recallAre now our very own.We write our names on history's pageWith expectations great,Strict guardians of our heritage,Firm craftsmen of our fate. The Lord has been the people's guideFor the past three hundred years.With Him still on the people's sideWe have no doubts or fears.Upwards and onward we shall go,Inspired, exulting, free,And greater will our nation growIn strength and unity Motto: "Pride and Industry”

  4. Sports: Barbados Sports Cricket Cycling Golf & Mini Golf Hiking/Walking Horse Racing Horse Riding Marathon Paragliding Polo Road Tennis Tennis (resorts) Barbados Water sports Fishing Kayaking Kitesurfing Parasailing Scuba Diving Snorkeling Sailing Surfing Swim with the Turtles! Wave runners (Jet skis) Windsurfing

  5. Attractions, landmarks and points of interest: Codrington College  Codrington College is the oldest Anglican theological college in the Western Hemisphere.  Cubana Monument  In memory of the 73 passengers who perished on October 6th 1976 on board the bombed Air Cubana Flight CU 455. Dolphin Fountain  Commemorates the first piped water in the city. East Point Lighthouse / Ragged Point  Also known as Ragged Point Lighthouse.  Emancipation Statue  Better known as the Bussa Statue. Errol Barrow Statue  Tribute to the First Prime Minister of Barbados. Farley Hill National Park  With its stunning panoramic view of the east coast, the Farley Hill National Park is the site where a magnificent great house once stood.  Ferdinando Paleologus Tomb  Resting place of a descendent of the brother of the great Emperor Constantine XI.   Garrison Historic Area  The first Garrison of the West Indies and an area of great historic significance in Barbados. Gun Hill Signal Station  The finest of a chain of six signal stations used island-wide by the British in the early 1800s.  Harrison Point Lighthouse  One of Barbados? three lighthouses still in operation.  Holetown Monument  Commemorates the first settlement in Barbados.  Independence Arch  Commemorates Barbados? 21st Anniversary.   Kensington Oval  Lord Nelson Statue  Pre-dates the Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London by nearly 30 years.  Montefiore Fountain  Once described as a little gem of architectural beauty.  Needhams Point Lighthouse  The second oldest but also the smallest of the lighthouses.  Rock Hall Freedom Monument  Commemorates Barbados? first free village by ex-slaves. Sam Lord's Castle  Sir Garfield Sobers Statue  Dedicated to this legend for his accomplishments in cricket.   South Point Lighthouse  The first lighthouse on the island.   The Cenotaph  In memory of those who died during the 2 World Wars.  The Chase Vault  It is noted that within the sealed Chase Vault coffins mysteriously moved around.   The Dauntless Tomb Memorial  Commemorates the lives lost on the H.M.S Dauntless to yellow fever on a voyage to Barbados.   The Williams Vault  Infamous for supernatural activity.

  6. Famous People From Barbados Robyn Rihanna Fenty: The Bajan who recently soared to the top of the international music charts, young Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty started out studying music in one of the oldest secondary schools on the island. The latest R&B sensation took the world by storm with her debut song "Pon De Replay" reaching number 2 on the Billboard Charts in September 2005. Rupee: Born in Barbados Rupert Clarke, to a Barbadian father and German mother, Rupee is one the best known artists in the musical movement known as soca. Although already popular in the Caribbean, "Tempted to Touch" from his second album enjoyed over two years of international club play, and became the catalyst for his worldwide deal with Atlantic and his new album "1 ON 1". The young artist received the NISE Service Excellence Champion pin for 2004 from the Barbados Prime Minister amongst other recipients including Sir Garfield Sobers. Sir Garfield "Garry" Sobers: Arguably the world's greatest ever cricketer, Garfield St.Auburn Sobers began his life in the parish of St.Michael in Barbados. He commenced his first-class cricket career at the age of 17, and five years later set a Test Cricket record scoring 365 runs in 614 minutes. His record stood for 36 years, only one of his outstanding achievements in the world of cricket. In 2000, Sobers was named one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Century, earning 90 votes out of a possible 100 from a panel of experts. Irving Burgie: A pride to the island, is the creator of the lyrics for the Barbados National Anthem and is recognized worldwide for his music and lyrics of 'Day-O' the song most commonly associated with the Caribbean to this very day.

  7. What do you like the most about Barbados? The attractions [: