Author: Amit Uttamchandani

Yesterday I looked at historical election data for Barbados. Today I’m focusing on voter turnout across the Caribbean. Using Caribbean Elections (C.E.) as my source, I focused on recent election results across several Caribbean countries and zeroed in on voter turnout. I also included voter turnout values for recently held elections in the US, UK and…

Read More Voter Turnout During Recent Caribbean Elections

Barbadians will be going to the polls in 2018 with one media outlet suggesting that elections will be called in May. Curious about past election results – for Barbados – I searched around and found the Caribbean Elections website. This site features a treasure trove of election related data for Barbados as well as several…

Read More Barbados Elections: Some Insights and Analysis

Effective mid-night January 7, the retail price of gasoline and diesel in Barbados changed. Gasoline increased from $3.27 BDS per litre to $3.35, an increase of 8 cents, while Diesel fell from $2.58 BDS per litre to $2.57, a decrease of 1 cent (Source: Barbados GIS).    

Read More January 2018 Fuel Price Change in Barbados: Gas Up, Diesel Down.

Terrence Brathwaite was Barbados’ first reported shooting victim for 2018. He was 25 years old. According to Barbados Today, the body of Brathwaite – who was missing for 3 days – was found in Silver Hill, Christ Church. During January 2017 there were was one murder: Romario Lewis who was 20 years old (the Nation reported…

Read More 25 Year Old Is Barbados’ First Reported Shooting Victim For 2018

Liberty Latin America – previously referred to as LiLAC and consisting of Liberty Global’s Latin America and Caribbean operations – is now a separate entity. Let’s Recap: Q4 2015: News of Liberty Global plan to acquire Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC), parent of Flow, for US $8.3b (almost double the 2015 GDP of Barbados). Q4…

Read More The Liberty Latin America Split And A Climate Change Warning?