In my last KFC related post I looked at 1) The Caribbean country with the largest number of KFC stores and 2) The Caribbean country with the largest number of KFC stores per capita (i.e., per 100,000 persons). For my second serving (or helping) of KFC related posts, the chart below looks at the countries…

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Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – November 2019 newsletter: The International Banking Seminar held on October 20, following the conclusion of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank, was an occasion to reflect on the main concerns of the…

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October 2019 saw four murders taking place in Barbados. The victims were: Leandrew Sharvar Coward (33), Keron Anthony Hodge (44), Stephen McDonald Cadogan (60) and Jamar Omar Haynes (32). The victims were all attacked in the parish of St. Michael. Three of the four were gun-related deaths (the other, knife-related). The total murder count for…

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Press Release No.19/393 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2019 IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Final Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the sixth and final review of Jamaica’s performance under the program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Jamaica’s sustained policy discipline, together…

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September 2019 saw at least one murder taking place in Barbados. Kevin Atherley, 25, was killed in a stabbing incident in the parish of St. Philip. For the year so far (January to September) there have been at least 37 murders. Previous reports have the shown number of murders per parish. Based on this information,…

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