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The fuel price change I wrote about on April 9th happened on April 16. Based on previous data, retail fuel price changes generally occur during the first week of the month. This change happened in the second week. Gasoline is now $3.31 BDS per litre, down from $3.44. Diesel remains the same at $2.60 BDS…

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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…

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Barbadians should not be surprised if a change in the price of petroleum products is announced this week. Based on over two years worth of data, the retail price of petroleum products (i.e., gasoline and diesel) changes within the first week or so of every month. Gasoline prices rose twice and fell once for the…

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I recorded four unnatural deaths for the month of February. Three were shooting related (Terrence Brathwaite, 25, Kesmar Shaquille Codrington, 23 and Adrian Griffith, 34). Shirley Rogers, 73, was a victim of a knife-related attack. Total number of deaths recorded from January 1 to February 28 = 4. A few words on the data collection…

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I recorded one unnatural death for the month of January and it was gun-related (Terrence Brathwaite, 25). Total number of deaths recorded from January 1 to January 31 = 1. A few words on the data collection methodology employed. My data sources are The Media, i.e., The Nation, Barbados Today, Loop Barbados, CBC, et cetera.…

Read More Barbados Murder Statistics January 2018