executions in the world:

In 2024


2000 to present



  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty


government: Parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 30 November 1966
legal system: based on English common law
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of the Senate and the House of Assembly
judicial system: Supreme Court of Judicature (judges are appointed by the Service Commissions for the Judicial and Legal Service); Caribbean Court of Justice is the highest court of appeal
religion: Protestant 63.4% , Roman Catholic 4.2%, other Christian 7%, other 25.4% (2008 est.)
death row: 11 (as of end 2014, according to Amnesty International)
year of last executions: 0-0-1984
death sentences:
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:








South America