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I was very relieved to see the column "Overtaxation, red tape strangling Jamaica" in the Jamaica Observer on Monday, September 16, 2013 by Mr Gordon 'Butch' Stewart. I'd like to assure him that he is speaking for me too. For the past two years I have been trying to get my business off the ground and I have just about given up.
Some of the very things Mr Stewart said in the article are what I have been saying too. I totally agree with his suggestion that a politician should accompany a young businessman through the setting-up process to see first hand the red tape that one has to face. I believe that if this is done, the Government would be moved to implement change, without which others like myself are going to give up and just seek to migrate with our ideas, if not our money.
If someone like Mr Stewart can complain about the bureaucracy, imagine what it must be like for start-up businesses.
Sometimes I get the feeling that we are still waiting for someone else to come and fix the problems of Jamaica. I am 27 years old and we have been talking about the disease of red tape from as far as I can remember. Yet little or nothing has changed. I hope the Government will listen to Stewart since they are certainly not listening to the likes of me.
Jordan 'Raphael' Cunningham
STEWART... a politician should
accompany a businessman
through the setting-up process to
see first hand the red tape
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