In November of 2015, Dr. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, introduced a high powered group of men and women who would serve on an Economic Advisory Board to the Government.
This ream included Dr.Terrence Farrell, Dr.Karl Theodore, Dr. Marelene Attzs, Dr. Rolph Balgobin, Dr. Selwyn Hazel, Dr. Ronald Ramkissoon, Former PS Allyson Lewis and former Trade Unionist David Abdullah.
The mandate of the Board was to advice on economic policy, economic development strategies, plans, programmes and policies towards implementation of an economic framework.
In April of 2016, regular Acting Prime Minister Colm Imbert returns from Washington with a plane load of agents from the IMF and the World Bank to advise him.
The circus continues!
Rudy C Paul.