[World History Archives]

The social history of Barbados

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Jobless record
The Nation, Sunday 27 February 2000. It is the first time since records started being kept 25 years ago that unemployment has fallen into single digits.
Day Of Fun, Revelry In Congaline, Float Parade
The Nation, 2 May 2000. In a revived Caribbean Congaline Carnival incorporating the traditional May Day labour celebrations and the revelry synonymous with Kadooment, Queen's Park was swarmed by Barbadians when T-shirt bands and the floats of the Barbados Workers' Union (BWU) came together for a spectacle of fun, color and revelry.