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Tuesday, September 6

Imbert: Business hurting from T&T emergency, blacks angry

Stabroek News - Guyana: "Business is down in Trinidad and Tobago “across the board” by at least 30 per cent, and some in the restaurant and hospitality sector have suffered a 75 per cent reduction in income since the declaration of the State of Emergency.

Even banks are affected.

So said Diego Martin North/East MP Colm Imbert as he contributed to the debate on the motion to extend the State of Emergency in the House of Representatives on Saturday. He added that a number of businesses in Port of Spain had seen a 50 and 75 per cent reduction in revenue."