The beautiful island of Barbados in the Caribbean gained its independence from Britain in 1966 after several years of slavery and colonisation. The island is mostly made up of generations of enslaved Africans kidnapped from the continent and forced to start new lives on the island.
Aside from its history of slavery and rebellion such as the Bussa’s Rebellion, Barbados is also known for its 5-star luxury travel sites that are number one on the list of tourist attractions.
Over the years, the island has produced people who have gone on to become global sensations in different industries in the world.
Here are five people who continue to remain relevant in the world and most importantly in Barbados for putting the country on the world map with their hard work.