Couldn’t we have planned this public holiday thing? I understand the need to celebrate achievement but planning is key. We have managed to celebrate the outcome of careful planning by NOT planning. As a business owner, my day was planned complete with deadlines etc and just so! … everything is down the drain. Some feeble brained bureaucrat did not think this through. How could we declare a disaster area in one part of the island and a public holiday simultaneously?

What are businesses supposed to do? The disaster areas have been waiting since Saturday for full service Hardware supplies to open their doors.