HISTORY. Barbados was occupied by the British in 1627 and during its colonial history never changed hands. Full internal self-government was attained in 1961. Barbados became an independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth on 30 Nov. 1966.
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- Statistical Information: The Barbados Statistical Service (NIS Bldg, Fairchild St, St Michael) produces selected monthly statistics and annual abstracts. Government Statistician: Keith Padmore.Google Scholar
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- Library: The Barbados Public Library, Bridgetown. Acting Chief Librarian: Betty Carrillo.Google Scholar