Barbados 2004

Barbados People

Yearbook 2004

Barbados. The country’s relations with the United States became a thorn in the spring. The total population in Barbados is 287,386 people in 2020. Representatives of Barbados discovered that the US Department of State described on its website the Caribbean Tourist Paradise as a nation with growing crime and an inept police force.

The information is false and must be removed, you were told by the US Foreign Ministry, who then apologized and removed the information. The warning, according to the United States, was really intended to be under the information of a completely different country. Which was not wanted to say. Barbados economy is entirely dependent on tourism, not least from the United States.

The ongoing conflict with Trinidad and Tobago over water boundaries and fishing rights worsened during the year. Barbados imposed import restrictions on the neighboring country after police in Trinidad arrested some fishermen from Barbados who, according to them, had ended up on the wrong side of the border. The conflict has been going on since the last fisheries agreement expired in 1990. Barbados decided to pass the dispute on to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea UNCLOS.

Barbados People