Gov’t wants OAS to watch ‘precarious’ Linden situation
-dialogue best way to address unrest, says Secretary General
The government has told the Organisation of American States (OAS) that the situation in Guyana with regards to Linden is “precarious” and Secretary-General of the grouping Jose Miguel Insulza said that dialogue is the best way to deal with the problem.
The Linden issue was raised at Wednesday’s meeting of the OAS Permanent Council in Washington at the request of the permanent mission of Guyana. Guyana’s Permanent Representative, Ambassador Bayney Karran outlined the events, giving a background of the electricity tariffs in Linden and the escalation of protests since July 18 when three protestors were killed and about 20 injured.
Karran, according to an audio recording of his opening remarks, said that the government of Guyana appreciates the opportunity to bring to the attention of the OAS permanent council, the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.