Structural adjustment or recession, whatever the experts choose to call it, the reality is there is not enough money flowing in the system here in T&T. How do we create more cash flow? What can we do?
The announcement by Central Bank Governor Jwala Ramarran that the country is in recession and the effects will be felt next year (An Olympic Year) has not surprised the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC ).
The environment in which national sport organisations and governing bodies operate have evolved far beyond the traditional methods and thinking.
Most people believe that sport administrators live a life sipping champagne, munching on caviar and operating in and out of five-star hotels.
Unelected and unaccountable. When the unelected flex their muscles sport is less democratic. Free and fair elections, it is argued, is the bulwark of democracy in any sphere. Any effort to promote and strengthen democracy in sport governance must be embraced no matter how bothersome.