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
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.
21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne is the island’s latest murder victim to date. Alleyne, a cousin of Rihanna’s, was shot and killed on Boxing Day. Based on my count, the total number of murders for 2017 is at least 31 persons. The emphasis on my count is important because figures on the Nation and Barbados Today…Read More Barbados Murder Statistics December 2017