Kwakwani being mobilised to seek tangible benefits from Bai Shan Lin

Kwakwani residents are being mobilised to demand more from Bai Shan Lin, which has been accused of reaping significant benefits from the community and leaving desolation in its wake.

A variety of grievances were voiced by community members during a meeting on Tuesday evening, which was attended by Region 10 Regional Democratic Council (RDC) Chairman Sharma Solomon, Linden Member of Parliament Vanessa Kissoon and other regional officials.

During the meeting, community members indicated a four-pronged approach toward remedying the situation of the Upper Berbice River community. This approach includes seeking to be furnished with the agreement/contract under which the Chinese logging company is allowed to operate; to have members from the community be a part of a process which will see the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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