Solomon questions gov’t sincerity on Linden pacts
-as Region 10 delegation embarks on US outreach
A Region 10 delegation yesterday left for the United States of America for a five-day outreach to the Diaspora, even as Regional Chairman Sharma Solomon sounded concern over the government’s apparent failure to keep its commitments to the region.
“This is of great concern,” said Solomon in a statement announcing the Linden/ Region 10 Civil Rights Movement’s overseas outreach.
Within recent days, he noted, it is becoming more apparent that Central Government is not committed to the August 21st Agreement signed with the Region 10 Administration, he said, adding that when the region entered into the agreement with the government, it did so with cautious optimism that decency would prevail, allowing for mutual respect and the implementation of the terms agreed upon.
Solomon’s statement followed on the heels of the resignation of Narvon Persaud, Chairman of the Technical Committee reviewing the Linden Electricity Tariffs as part of the agreement between Government and Region 10. Movement on two of the more significant committees set up as part of the agreement has …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.