Solomon hopeful as Linden negotiations resume
-criticises Private Sector’s interventions
A five-hour meeting with President Donald Ramotar and his team to find ways to resolve the issues affecting Linden, last evening ended with some “hopefulness” according to Region Ten Chairman Sharma Solomon.
Solomon, when contacted by Stabroek News, declined to give more details, explaining that he was holding firm to an agreement not to release information while the talks are in progress. The talks resume tomorrow. Stabroek News was told, meanwhile, that the region is sticking to the demands made since the talks started, a few days after three Lindeners who were part of a July 18 protest against the raising of electricity tariffs were fatally shot and at least 20 more injured, after police opened fire on protestors.
President Ramotar’s team comprised Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon, Public Works Minister Robeson Benn and Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh, while AFC Chairman Nigel Hughes, PNCR member Aubrey Norton, APNU MPs Vanessa Kissoon and Dr Rupert Roopnaraine and Solomon represented the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.