The objective of today’s post is to locate, explore and compare/contrast historical data re: Public debt as a percentage of GDP for several Caribbean countries. First, we have to find the data: The Google query “debt to gdp imf” brings us – ironically – to the IMF (Barbadians take note). In particular, the query leads us…

Read More Barbados Public Debt as a Percentage of GDP 1980 to 2012

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

Barbadians are paying 16% and 13% more for gasoline and diesel respectively compared to October 2016. Effective mid-night Sunday (a.k.a, Monday Oct 2), the retail price of gasoline and diesel changed. Gasoline moves from $3.25 BDS per litre to $3.38 (an increase of 13 cents or 4%) and diesel moves from $2.46 BDS per litre…

Read More October Price Change For Fuel and Diesel in Barbados