After a truly epic bunfight in congress last night, which lasted until five in the morning, representatives have approved a decree guaranteeing basic services, Internet included, for three months, ‘or whatever it takes’.
This I think should be taken as the surest sign yet that the fundamental restrictions in place right now are unlikely to be loosened any time soon.
This morning the parque central in Antigua was sealed off like a crime scene and is being guarded by local military reserves.
There were minor grumblings in our household earlier, occasioned by the fact that I have already paid our water bills through to the end of 2020.
However, given that we don’t sit within that class of citizens likely to be seriously inconvenienced by the economic contraction, now is not the time, I believe and would like to append as a piece of advice to others in a similar situation, to partake of available freeloading opportunities.