I arrived early expecting the meeting to start on time, and given the fact that I had two other meetings scheduled for the day. As I entered the improperly lit conference room, fifteen minutes before the scheduled start, only three other persons were present. To pass the time I engaged in small chitchats with the buxom lady from NWA and another lady in the bright orange from an agency I cannot now recall. The chitchat lasted until other participants started to drift into the room half an hour after later, the CARICOM Consultation on the Regional Procurement System started. Continue reading
I can remember vividly Ronald Reagan standing in front of the Berlin Wall back in 1987, daring Mikhail Gorbachev by boldly stating
“Mr. Gorbachev tear down this wall”.
The meeting concluded and we huddled around the table reviewing the construction drawings. I looked around me for the first time and took a deep breathe as I thought of the prospects that awaited my weekend in the Dominican Republic. This weekend I happen to traverse to Dominica Republic to rectify a drawing that Contractor Jorge was working on completing. Continue reading