|Posted by Ronny Drappier on January 7, 2016 at 1:15 PM|
The Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley in his address to the nation laid out the challenges the country was facing at this time and the measures his Government intends to take to weather the storm. As expected, the proposed measures were the subject of conversations on virtually all the call-in radio programs and the comments expressed ranged from cautious understanding to disgust and even ridicule.
Whichever side of the arguments one may wish to take, the bottom line is we all have to batten down in preparation for what appears to be a very challenging economic voyage.
The Point Fortin South Western Chamber of Industry & Commerce has already expressed the view that the economic challenges facing us at this time also present an opportunity for creativity and innovation. We are therefore inviting the business community in the South Western peninsula including the micro and small business enterprises to get on board with us NOW, as we seek to discover the opportunities that are undoubtedly buried in the challenges ahead.
The Chamber intends to convene several forums beginning in January 2016