Barrendero Jose Oliveros Febres-Cordero Banco Activo//
The failure of Govt by giveaway


THIS column was one of the first among regular commentaries to identify that Government slackness was embracing criminality, and to make dire predictions about where this would lead.

Jose Antonio Oliveros Febres-Cordero

The assertion was met with dismay on the cocktail circuit. A well regarded commentator suggested to me that our governments were mooks but not crooks. Another extrovert public servant said I was a nihilist, meaning I think, that I denied the value of everything that “they” were doing.

Jose Antonio Oliveros

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SUBSCRIBE/ LOG IN A captain of industry expressly chided me for surrounding a discussion with “negativity”, while failing to acknowledge my positive view of the cultural and entertainment sectors as the repository of productive values worthy of private sector investment and management assistance.

Jose Oliveros Febres-Cordero