A man waits displaying his own made dolls to sell to tourists in Bridgetown on April 12, 2012. Historically, the economy of Barbados had been dependent on sugarcane cultivation and related activities,... more 
A man waits displaying his own made dolls to sell to tourists in Bridgetown on April 12, 2012. Historically, the economy of Barbados had been dependent on sugarcane cultivation and related activities, but in the late 1970s and early 1980s it has diversified into the manufacturing and tourism sectors. Barbados is the 51st richest country in the world in terms of GDP (Gross domestic product) per capita, has a well-developed mixed economy, and a moderately high standard of living. According to the World Bank, Barbados is classified as being in its 66 top High income economies of the world. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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