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A Brief History of Barbados

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The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. African slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production through most of the 20th century. The gradual introduction of social and political reforms in the 1940s and 1950s led to complete independence from the UK in 1966. In the 1990s, tourism and manufacturing surpassed the sugar industry in economic importance. Read More ...


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Are you a highly motivated individual interested in a medical career?

Queen's University College of Medicine can help make your dream of becoming a medical doctor come true.

Our beautiful campus, located in St. John, on the beautiful island of Barbados, is changing the landscape of medicine throughout the world. We are dedicated to the advancement of human health through the empowerment of our students as they learn to provide first-class clinical care and to become leaders in biomedicine.

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Create Date: 10-29-2017

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