Prominent businessman Ralph “Bizzy”?Williams has charged that the low-fare airline REDjet was getting a raw deal from Barbados and was not being allowed to realize its full potential.
Williams, a shareholder in REDjet, voiced his deep displeasure during a Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Hilton?Barbados yesterday where Opposition Leader Owen Arthur was the guest speaker.
“Do you think that LIAT should be protected at the expense of entrepreneurial activity such as REDjet?” an animated Williams asked pointedly.
“Do you think that efforts should be made to shut down and to sabotage an entrepreneurial act . . . something that was devised to reduce the costs of travel within the Caribbean?
“You have said that you believe in the Caricom Single Market and?Economy (CSME). REDjet has been an instrument of Caricom Single Market and?Economy?and has been sabotaged. You are the person who invested in LIAT,” Williams insisted.
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