Commentary: Rowley wants to tee in Sandals Tobago

Jwala Rambarran was a former Advisor to the IMF Executive Director (Brazil Office) with direct responsibility for Haiti. He actively championed Haiti’s designation as a Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC), making Haiti eligible for substantial international debt relief

By Jwala Rambarran

It’s now old news that the prime minister of our twin island country wants to spend taxpayers’ money to build a mega-hotel resort on the controversially acquired Buccoo Estate in Tobago for a billionaire considered the second richest businessman in Jamaica. Prime Minister Rowley thinks the Sandals Tobago resort will inject new life into the distressed economy of our sister isle.

After spending just a day in August with World Golf Hall of Famer, Greg Norman, and a few caddies touring…

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