Barbados Visitors to Meet in Charleston for Trade Talks – Charleston City Paper

Barbados adventurers sailed to the Carolina Colony in the 17th century with enslaved Africans and a plan to govern life in a new colony, including business ventures.

Three and a half centuries later, coming meetings in Charleston will center on business partnerships between Barbados and South Carolina. But this time, African descendants on both sides of the trade talks have money to invest.

On April 24, three days of meetings dubbed “Barbados Comes to Charleston” will be held at venues around the city with 24 visiting business and government leaders from the Caribbean nation. In October 2022, 53 Charlestonians flew to Barbados for a seven-day business and cultural tour organized by the Barbados and the Carolinas Legacy Foundation, which promotes the country’s historical ties with Charleston, along with Invest Barbados and the country’s chamber of commerce.

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