Meanwhile, president of the San Fernando Business Association, Daphne Bartlett, reported a good year in business sales.
explained that business owners were still able to purchase foreign goods for Christmas, but admitted that her
members did take a blow given the drop in the oil price.
In fact, like the others, she
too is expecting a decline in revenue for the New Year.
explained that the planting of one's own food would curb inflation and reduced the food bill for individual households.
Another way to stimulate the economy would be to revitalize the coconut industry.
gave the example of the popularity and great demand of coconut oil in the modern world as one reason why the coconut industry should be redeveloped.