With a public debt of over two hundred and ninety billon dollars, atrocious toilet facilities at Stewartville primary school and others, a poor irrigation system in the city, very poor waste management practice etc can the Government of Guyana really afford to give away a dime?
The Citizens and the private sector that are pouring money to help Haiti are attention seeking hypocrites. None of them would agree to pool their resources, especially so much; at least once a year to assist the poor and deprived of Tiger bay or Parika Back dam to meet their daily needs, Kids First Fund etc. Guyana is a poor country. Why are hanging our hats where our hands cannot meet?
Did the Finance Minister and the Economist of the government (i.e if we have one) really consulted with BJ on this issue? BJ is not entitled to another term so we have to keep him on a tight leash before he destroys the economy which will make things worst for the new president.
In conclusion, Trinidad contributed one million US dollars too, should we conclude that Guyana’s Economy is equivalent to Trinidad’s?