This Month in History: January
January 11th 1652
Articles of Agreement were signed between England and Barbados ensuring the “Rights of the People,”
January 3rd 1958
Barbados joined ten other West Indian territories to form the West indies Federation.
January 22nd 1991
The Democratic Labour Party was re-elected to office despite the death of Errol Barrow in 1987. This time, they were lead by Erskine Lloyd Sandiford .
January 1st 1995
Barbados joins the World Trade Organization.
January 20th 1999
The Barbados Labour Party, led by Owen Arthur, won the elections held this year by a landslide, winning 26 of the 28 seats
January 15th 2008
The Democratic Labour Party wins their first election since 1986, with David Thompson becoming Prime Minister for the first time.
January 31st 2010
Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho hosted the Sentebale Charity Polo Event in Barbados