Two-thirds of Sugar in the Blood consists of an impressively researched history of Barbados up until the last century.
I should say that I surf in Barbados, just to see what happens in Season 5.
Your Congress is selling itself for $4 billion this year, which is roughly equivalent to the GDP of Barbados.
probably from Portuguese las barbados "the bearded;" the island so called because vines or moss hung densely from the trees. An inhabitant was called a Barbadian (1732).