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    Barbados Transnational Issues - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/barbados/barbados_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      in 2005, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago agreed to compulsory international arbitration that will result in a binding award challenging whether the northern limit of Trinidad and Tobago's and Venezuela's maritime boundary extends into Barbadian waters and the southern limit of Barbadian traditional fishing; joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the Caribbean Sea

      Illicit drugs:
      one of many Caribbean transshipment points for narcotics bound for Europe and the US; offshore financial center


      NOTE: The information regarding Barbados on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Barbados Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Barbados Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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