Terms for Linden probe to be set by Aug 2
-Ramotar open to discussing power subsidy
The terms of reference for the Commission of Inquiry into last Wednesday’s killing of three Linden protesters should be completed by August 2, President Donald Ramotar said yesterday even as he maintained that the electricity subsidy to the town is “unsustainable” and will only be discussed when the community returns to normal.
In a hastily-called press conference at the Office of the President, Ramotar stressed that the gradual removal of the subsidy proposed by his administration remains on the table. The decision to remove the subsidy for electricity for the mining town triggered the massive protest and shutdown of the community which began on Wednesday and which saw Ivan Lewis of Wismar Housing Scheme, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.