Category: Data Journalism

#Infographic: By The Numbers: Jamaica’s 2016 Crime Statistics






At her first press conference on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 to announce her 90-day crime-fighting plan, acting commissioner of police, Novelette Grant, issued a press release detailing some of the accomplishments of the Jamaica Constabulary Force in 2016. The press








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#Infographic: Domestic Violence in Jamaica by the Numbers (2016)






Tracking the numbers and cases for domestic violence in Jamaica from 2010-2016.








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10 Milestone Years in Jamaica’s Civil Aviation History






Jamaica has come a long way where air travel is concerned. Moving from its first flight ever in 1911, to the establishment of Air Jamaica Ltd, and the opening of our airways with the establishment of groups such as the








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IMF Approves US$1.64 billion Standby Arrangement for Jamaica






“The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a threeyear Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Jamaica to support the authorities’ continued economic reform agenda. Access under the SBA arrangement amounts to about US$ 1,64 billion (SDR 1,195.3 million),








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#Infographic: Who wants to work with weed in Jamaica?






See our list of the studies done on marijuana in Jamaica, with links. Or have a look at Jamaica’s Dangerous Drugs Act, which details the illegal uses of weed in Jamaica.








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#Infographic: Diabetes in Jamaica






Below is an infographic detailing the figures from the International Diabetes Foundation for Jamaica in the year 2015.








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#Infographics: Jamaica Local Government Elections 2016






We’re giving you way more than just five facts on Jamaica’s Local Government Elections.  Here are some infographics giving historical data on the elections, as well as explaining Nomination Day procedures, the number of seats contested and how many voters are








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Jamaican Student Athletes Who Died During or After Sporting Events






Further reference: For further reference, please see the following links with news stories and opinion articles on the students’ deaths: Matthew Hylton: RJR News Online’s story, ‘Swimmer dies’ Terrence Golding: ‘Memorial trophy named in Terrence Golding’s honour’ Cavahn McKenzie: ‘St Jago athlete Cavahn McKenzie








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#MondayMusings: Let’s Talk About Girls & Sexual Abuse






It’s a topic that continues to carry relevance in the Jamaican context: the prevalence of sexual abuse in society. Here are some infographics, showing sobering statistics:








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#FiveFactsFriday: Jamaica in the Global Gender Gap Report 2016






The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been publishing Global Gender Gap Reports since 2006. Each year, they conduct studies and compile a list of the level of parity between males and females in a large number of countries. When the








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