Reply to "The extraordinary growth in number of Haitians passing thru CJIA is the result of Free-Movement decisions taken by CARICOM a year ago"

Dave posted:

Meanwhile, Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, has been reported as saying: “If I (foreigner) am prepared to cut grass for $1,000, but the native (Guyanese) wants to cut grass for $1,500, who are you going to employ? Most obviously, the $1,000…I would go for the $1,000.” That this is the position of Guyana’s Finance Minister –

Rich Bajans and Trinis loved to hire PPP supporters 15 years ago as they desperately fled Jagdeo. In T&T the phrase "I gun get a Guyanese" means maid or gardener.  Trini kids get mad if they are called "Guyanese".

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