Palms worker in rooftop protest for nurses’ pay hike

A young porter, who works at the Palms Geriatric Home on Brickdam, gave the institution’s staff and inmates a shock yesterday afternoon when he climbed to the roof of the building and threatened to jump.

Stabroek News was told that the man, identified as Delon King, has been working at the institution for just about a year now.

At first it was uncertain why the man was threatening to take his life but his reasons …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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