The following article by Afra Raymond about state owned hotels is timely because of the government of Barbados decision to dump the Barbados Hilton for USD80 millions -it is being whispered. The point Afra raises about the need for disclosure of the agreements between government and the hotel management company in the public interest fuels BU’s concern about the cloak of secrecy by the government of Barbados to dump a prized possession for 30 pieces of silver. It seems like the other day the government of the day sold the national bank to fund the implosion and rebuilding of the historic building at Needam’s Point.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive! (Sir Walter Scott, 1808)
At the end of January 2018, the Ministry of Trade & Industry and its implementing agency, Evolving Technologies & Enterprise Development Company (ETECK), announced the completion of a $7.6M project for the renewal of the Trinidad Hilton Pool. According to the official statements, that project was completed on time and within budget, as part of […]