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Vandalized: The only known prehistoric rock carvings left on Barbados

Vandals have damaged the only surviving prehistoric rock art images to be found on the island of Barbados. “Unfortunately, these have not been looked after awfully well,” Archaeologist and Professor at the University of Sussex Professor Peter Drewett said while displaying pictures of carvings in the Spring Head cave. He pointed out

Caribbean slaves came from different regions in Africa

Analysis of the remains of slaves found at the Newton sugar can plantation on Barbados show they came from different regions in Africa. Previous research at Newton mainly focused on the slaves' nutrition and physical quality of life. But their origin was still a mystery - how many of them had