Sunday, February 18, 2018

Look for the green shoots of recovery*


THE views of Michael Harris in his Express column of January 1 were useful. They provided an accurate account of Trinidad and Tobago’s economic circumstances.
They have provided me with an opportunity to clarify certain matters, including his criticism of the Prime Minister who recently stated “we borrow to maintain our lifestyle”. They provide an opportunity to offer an alternative view on Mr Harris’s overriding thesis that, “over the last two years the Government has criminally mismanaged the economy, particularly in relation to foreign exchange holdings and a reduction in government expenditure!”

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