Gibbs-Taitt raps Benn for commentMalcolm Gibbs-Taitt: DIRECTOR GENERAL of the Barbados Consumers Research Organization (BARCRO).
Tue, June 19, 2012 - 12:01 AM
DIRECTOR GENERAL of the Barbados Consumers Research Organization (BARCRO), Malcolm Gibbs-Taitt, has lashed out at Minister of Trade and Commerce Senator Haynesley Benn for talking about the organization in “a negative way”.
Furthermore, he told the DAILY NATION, the cash-strapped association was not in a position to do more in the protection of consumers unless they were given a subvention from Government.
Gibbs-Taitt’s comments came against the backdrop of Benn’s presence at the launch of the soon to be registered Consumer Trade and Research Association (CTRA).
And during the opening of a two-day seminar on Promotion Of Consumer Protection In the Caribbean at the Amaryllis Hotel recently, Benn called for consumer bodies here to do more to address pertinent issues relating to commerce.
Read the full story in today's DAILY NATION.
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