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Investment in Guyana: Trinidad private sector group “discussing” comments by Jagdeo

Bharrat Jagdeo

(Antigua News) – The Trinidad and Tobago private sector remained silent on Wednesday August 14, 2019 after Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo criticised Trinidadian investors seeking to do business in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

A spokesman for the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that “the matter is currently being discussed.”.

Jagdeo, speaking at a news conference last Thursday August 8, 2019 referred to the foreign investors as “carpet baggers” adding “there are quite a few coming in from Trinidad and Tobago”.    Continue reading

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