The IMF just released their projections for Latin America and the Caribbean earlier today. Here’s what you need to know as it relates to the Caribbean (the full report is available here):Read More IMF Economic Projections for the Caribbean
Gender diversity in the boards of directors of companies is an important topic across the globe. Research indicates that women are still underrepresented. It appears that the Caribbean is no different. Based on a sample of eight Caribbean companies, the majority of boards consist of males. Research Background The catalyst for my research was a…Read More Gender Diversity in the Boards of Directors of Caribbean Companies
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?