President of the Downtown owners & Merchants Association Gregory Aboud says that Trinidad and Tobago’s highest office holders and politicians are failing and hurting by the way the population is being spoken to and blamed for the ills in the country. He made the statement during an interview on Power 102 Digital this morning. Mr. Aboud was at the time responding to a question about what went wrong to land the country in the dire circumstance related to deaths and news infections from covid 19. He said in his view the mass congregations in Tobago over the Easter weekend is a contributor to the spike the country is experienced.
He said there has been a lack of consultation with the business community from the government:
He also provided a list of solutions which the business community thinks can help the country through this crisis:
There is a meeting planned today between the association and senior minister of the government.