Countries with larger populations do not always equate to higher murder rates. While searching for crime statistics for Barbados I came across the Royal Barbados Police Force 2013 Annual Report. Listed on Page 33 was a “Crimes Against The Person” table. The table lists totals for several crimes, including murder, from 2009 to 2013. I…Read More Caribbean Murder Rates 2013
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
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?
Massy and ANSA McAL are two of the largest conglomerates operating across the Caribbean (and beyond in some cases). In 2016, revenue for Massy was $1.7 Billion US Dollars with a total of 12,000 employees. ANSA McAL’s revenue and head count for the same period was $892 Million USD and 6,000 employees respectively (revenue figures…Read More If Conglomerates Were Countries: Comparing Massy and ANSA McAL with the Caribbean
Based on data obtained from the September 2017 edition of the Speedtest Global Index, Barbados has the highest download speeds for fixed broadband in the Caribbean (45 Mbps). From a global perspective (131 countries), Singapore was ranked number 1 with download speeds of 156 Mbps and Venezuela was at the bottom of the table with 3.42…Read More Barbados Leads in Caribbean Fixed Broadband Rankings