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OPINION| EVERY PROJECT UNDER NDP TO BE FUNDED BY CBI IS MADNESS ON STERIODS

Dear Editor:

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For every single promise, every single NDP candidate intends to fund it by the Citizenship by Investment program also known as selling passport.

The JOBS, JOBS, JOBS mantra is to be funded by the CBI initiative the New Democratic Party is hoping to introduce if elected.

The plans for East St. George according to candidate Laverne Velox is to be funded by the CBI program.

The seed capital for the SVG Development bank is to be funded by CBI.

The restoration of the Ottley Hall marina project is to be funded by CBI.

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The 20 projects and programmes for East Kingstown are to be funded by CBI.

The development of North Leeward would be covered by CBI.

Thankfully South Central Windward only has 10 programmes also to be funded by CBI.

In the previous election cycles, the NDP claimed it had several investors who were already lined up to help the country advance into the 21st century and to fund several development projects. Where are these investors today? Now, everything is CBI.

Kay Bacchus said that our beautiful beaches especially in the Grenadines will attract persons under the CBI programme which will differentiate us from other countries also engaged in the program. It is the same people who criticise the government for ‘selling out’ the Grenadines to fund the construction of the international airport.

But laughable to think anyone who is willing to buy our passport is coming for sun, sea and sand when they can already afford to travel here just for that. The passport is a vehicle not to enjoy SVG but to speed through borders in other countries to carry out both legal and illegal activities in our name.

Before I finished writing this letter to you Mr editor, Dr Friday said that CBI will also pay to lower the student loan interest rate from 8.5 per cent to 4.5 % under his administration.

This wish-me well seems like it is the proverbial bottomless pit to hell.

Letter Writer

The views expressed herein are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the opinions or editorial position of BreadFruit News. Opinion pieces can be submitted to news.breadfruit@gmail.com or editor@breadfruitnews.com.

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