Saturday, January 20, 2018

Path to a healthier economy*


The recent 2017-2018 budget hit everyone for six and sent the citizenry into a tailspin. The foreign-used and new vehicles between 1600cc and 2000cc were hit the worst. I am aware that the measures implemented were set up to keep the country afloat; however after listening UWI lecturer Dr A Birchwood and others, the prognosis appears gloomy for this country as we approach terminal velocity. Birchwood stated: “Successive administrations had spent money with no real translation into economic growth and development because they felt that spending as much as they could would help grow the economy, 

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