East Coast railway embankment residents in battle with big businesses over land

Land which has been historically leased to residents is under threat from the encroachment of big businesses which are taking up government reserves along the Railway Embankment Road from Mon Repos to Good Hope, East Coast Demerara.

Residents along the areas told Stabroek News that they have been fighting for over 15 years to have the land regularised with the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) promising that the land would have been surveyed in September 2013.

Within the last three months, not only has the land not been surveyed by the CH&PA, but businesses …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.