Business NewsA senior official of the Greater Chaguanas Chamber of Commerce warns crime is having an adverse effect on entrepreneurs and the country. President of the group, Zamanath Ali, in a News Power Now interview on Monday afternoon, said the cost goes beyond financial implications.

Mr. Ali said while the organisation has not received complaints about business operators in Central Trinidad being forced to close down their establishments because of the situation, some entrepreneurs have had to rearrangement their hours and reduce staff.