Barbados - In the eastern Caribbean, is an independent island nation within the British
Commonwealth. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship stop with shopping, colonial
buildings and one of the Western Hemisphere's oldest synagogues. Barbadian traditions
range from afternoon tea and cricket (the national sport) to pursuits such as scuba
diving at Dottins Reef and golfing on designer oceanside courses.
Currency: Barbadian dollar
Governor-general: Elliott Belgrave
Continent: Americas, North America