Statistics

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…

Read More Barbados Murder Statistics February 2018

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

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

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