UPP Small Business Pull-Up Initiative Returns in July


World Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day is celebrated by the United Nations on June 27th every year. The United Progressive Party (UPP) is recognizing the contributions of hundreds of micro, small and medium sized enterprises throughout the nation with the relaunch of The Small Business Pull Up. The Party has announced the return of this ever popular initiative that spotlights the tremendous contributions of MSMEs as the backbone of the economy.

In the lead up to the 2023 general elections, the Small Biz Pull Up was a big draw for business owners and Party supporters. This initiative aims to foster the growth of micro, small, and medium-sized businesses, and provide them with an opportunity to showcase their offerings and establish valuable connections within and beyond the community.

This next edition of the Small Biz Pull Up is slated for Saturday July 13. Patrons are asked to gather at 2p.m. at the St. Stephen’s Anglican Church on Seaton’s Main Road.  The procession will venture through the community, supporting various businesses and highlighting their offerings via social media.

UPP Caretaker in St. Phillip’s North, Senator Alex Browne believes in supporting neighbourhood enterprises since the money stays within the community and supports local development.

“We want to energize the small-business sector, because it takes hard work, patience, and dedication to run a small enterprise. Wealth should not be measured solely by individuals’ financial status, but also by how they support community development,” Senator Browne said.

He further highlighted the tremendous potential for developing community-based tourism as a new niche, especially in the community of St. Phillip’s North. Studies suggest that small businesses account for 90% of the world’s businesses, 60 to 70% of employment, and 50% of the global economy.

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  1. Preparing for a by-election, Mr. Rum Browne? You’re thinking that Sir Robin is going to die or retire, right?

    May the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob confound you, your party, your supporters, and those of similar ilk who are salivating on the prospect of someone’s demise to propel the UPP into power.

    Sir Robin is going to return stronger and better than you have ever seen him. Mark my word!

    By the way, your liver says to tell you that it needs a break.

  2. The UPP’S small business pull-up is an amazing initiative, and I would recommend any up and coming entrepreneurs to attend.


    You cannot measure the he benefits of networking with like-minded people and exchanging ideas on the best ways of working for yourself in the local (and then hopefully nationally) field of business.

    Then once established, then move on to the area of passive income, so that you can also make money 24/7 whilst you sleep.

    All the best 🙏🏽


  3. @SHARL: Of course I understand how you feel about white people and entitlement to rule over dark skin people, robin position and status was an entitlement of the 60:s era, his father a white man had people working his farm where people in willikies had to skip school to go on robin parents farm to pick cotton and cut cane, I know of one woman in her 70’s that said during recess at school they had to run down by master yearwood farm to weed grass, so today they can’t read while Percy see to it robin goes to school ,and robin father use to have them call young robin master robin, so he felt he is entitled to rule from a young age, when he was at Antigua horizons hotel now pineapple club, I could remember the blond hair white man people just have to go ask for job, the owner miss gay died and during era of space research and guns for apartheid white south Africa he accommodated the white military men and ended up rich and mysteriously own the hotel and all the lands around willikies coastline, the people of willikies now had to depend on robin more than his father Percy yearwood, to the point of fanaticism, it’s the 50’s era of Jim crow prejudice when high complexion or whiteness automatically made some people get entitlement to position, and robin benifited from white privilege, our old people know no better ,that robin become so institutionalized that young people believed for the 50 years of their lifetime he is the authority of the village, I don’t believe willikies people will romance a black cruffy hair representative whole sale like the Caucasian psychi they been train through fanaticism to do, and is robin benifit from the land of willikies, I don’t even know if Alex can fully restored st Philip north and bring justice because it involve lands, to expropriate without compensation to make proper roadway for heavy semi truck pulling container and stop blowing loud horn through the village disturbing our centenarians, because both party advocate a centrist ideological politics, so there is no left wing radical politics, but when it comes down to it Alex Brown party will make difference, the upp started fencing the football field and started a foundation for restroom that was broth to a halt when ALP won the 2014 election, so now during sporting activities the young ladies and players can be seen running to the bushes to relief themselves at big crowded matches, just hope for Alex brown because the others are there to continue a party legacy of fanaticism and their upward mobility socially and financially, because they see nothing wrong with Robin and what he has done to willikies, this to shall pass because no man is an island, great v.c bird was no more, when this man robin leave the political scene , these same people will wonder how they entrenched this man in authority for half a century of their lives and will begin to pick up the pieces and become civic minded .

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