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Trinidad and Tobago’s agricultural production saved by Venezuelan labour.- Minister

— Says Agriculture  Minister Clarence Rambharat

(Trinidad Express) Agriculture  Minister Clarence Rambharat said there has been a global increase in food prices, and Trinidad and Tobago’s agricultural production was saved because of Venezuelan labour.

“We’ve heard a lot of times about redeploying CEPEP and URP workers. I’ll tell you the one boost to agriculture in relation to labour has been the availability of the Venezuelan workers and that, in my view, has saved our farmers and saved our agriculture production,” Rambharat said during the Senate sitting on Tuesday.

He was responding to a motion on the adjournment of the Senate moved by Opposition Senator Wade Mark.          Continue reading

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