2022

There have been at least 34 murders in Barbados between January and October 2022 (up from 29 last month). The steps involved in the following analysis are similar to my 2020 analysis. NOTE: For the latest numbers, please visit murders.opendatabarbados.org Note to Table 1: The data was obtained from reports in the Media and keyed into…

Read More Barbados Murder Statistics January to October 2022

I’ve written on fast food prices before (see here and here). Several weeks ago, Chefette made a post on their Facebook page about the return of their Wing Dings special (without stating the price). Someone commented on their post that the price was going to go to twenty dollars or something like that (it did…

Read More Chefette Wing Ding Prices

On October 5th, Barbados Today published an article about a controversial computer science test held in Barbados. The original article, and subsequent Oct 6 articles mentioned Code.org, the Ministry of Education, Technological & Vocational Training, and the Inter-American Development Bank, (see here, here and here). I contacted Code.org on October 5 and asked the following…

Read More Code.org responds to questions around controversial test in Barbados