Poverty Rising in Trinidad Report: 300,000 people living on $985 a Month

Despite owning smart phones, smart TVs and very classy vehicles, more than 300,000 people in Trinidad and Tobago are living on $985 or less a month.

{xtypo_dropcap}T{/xtypo_dropcap}his is among the main findings of the 2014 Poverty report for Trinidad and Tobago compiled by Kairi Consultants for the Ministry of Social Development.

The report was submitted to the Ministry last November and is one of three reports on socio-economic conditions in the country.

All three reports have been before Cabinet's Finance and General Purposes Committee since February of this year.

What can we say, its an economic crisis that exists and affects all major Caribbean countries.

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