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The new July 1 retail fuel prices are not adding up. Having read about them here and here, and having looked back at my own historical fuel price data, as well as the text of PM Mottley’s mini-budget speech, I will argue that something is not adding up, and here it is: The last fuel price change…

Read More Barbados Fuel Tax Takes Effect July 1, New Fuel Prices Do Not Add Up

Over the next few days I will be randomly asking people if they voted (or refrained from voting) and why. For the sake of brevity, some of the responses have been paraphrased whereas other responses are in full. Evening of May 25 2018 (After the results were announced) Anonymous female, 30 something, St. James South…

Read More Barbados General Election Results 2018: The People Speak

255,833 persons will be eligible to vote in Thursday’s general election. This number was disclosed to caribbeansignal.com earlier tonight by an official from the Electoral & Boundaries Commission. There is also a possibility that an addendum will be made and that this number will increase by a very small amount. For comparison: 249,024 persons were eligible…

Read More Barbados Elections 2018: Record Breaking Numbers