• Today
    April 26

  • 05:01 AM

Stop complaining, says Inniss

NATASHA BECKLES, natashabeckles@nationnews.com

Added 21 August 2014


CRITICS OF TRINIDADIAN incursion into the Barbados business arena have been told to stop complaining and “let us get on with expanding and growing the economy”. Issuing the admonishment  at the official opening the fifth store in the Massy chain this morning, Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Donville Inniss  said whatever the criticisms  about “Massy, nationality, owners and politics”, the reality was that the Trinidadian conglomerate was investing in Barbados’ economy and people. “Those who had a chance to do something about ownership structure and nationality and did nothing about it, ought not now to be complaining” Inniss said. The new Massy Stores Supermarket, Sky Mall covers over 20 000 square feet of retail space and employs 130 full time and part time staff. Managing director of Massy Stores Barbados Limited,Neville Brewster said it forms part of the ongoing plans for the Massy brand on the Barbados landscape. (GC) 


Dos and Donts

Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus


Did you expect more guns to be turned in during the amnesty?