There has been opposition to upgrade plans made with regard to Chaguaramas. On Saturday the Save Our Chaguaramas Committee held a march and expressed concerns surrounding upgrade plans for the area. The Committee says there is need for full disclosure of all the plans for Chaguaramas Development,
Speaking with the Power Breakfast Show this morning Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Dr. Bhoe Tewarrie questioned the difference in the process now that there were complaints and the process before.
He explained that the authority has gone about this important issue in a responsible way. He also stated that on the issue of public space the Master plan only speaks of development of 2 percent of public space.
He further revealed that no one should be angry who were investing their private money to make a profit.
With reference to farmers who were being adversely affected by the leasing of land in the area, Dr. Tewarrie said that there were no farmers in Chaguaramas.
Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Dr. Bhow Tewarrie.
Leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdullah revealed that they are trying to save public space. He was also speaking this morning on the Power Breakfast Show.
Mr. Adullah also sought to clarify Dr. Tewarrie’s statement that there were no farmers in Chaguaramas.
Leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdullah