In the lead up to the 2019/20 budget presentation, we get more of the thoughts of an economist, Dr. Ralph Henry, of Kairi Consultants, on what’s needed to get Trinidad and Tobago’s economy moving again.
The co-ordinator of the Confederation of Regional Business Chambers (and Manager of the Couva-Pt. Lisas Chamber), Jai Leladarsingh, weighs in, saying “companies cannot take more taxes”, and that the Finance Minister needs to focus on innovation and entrepreneurial support in the manufacturing, tourism and agriculture sectors.
In our entrepreneurs’ segment, Tamara de Peiza retraces the journey from 8 to 4 office worker to strategic marketing studies, and coming up with a twist on the traditional Christmas beverage,
‘ponche-de-creme’, that led to her forming her own, successful company, Dee-Lightful Productions