Linden begins `shutdown’ over proposed tariff hike – protests

Linden begins `shutdown’ over proposed tariff hike, large crowd protests

Stabroek News –Cathy Richards On April 18, 20 12Comments

Protestors at Wismar Mackenzie bridge

Lindeners in large numbers are today showing solidarity with the movement against the proposed increase of electricity tariffs for the mining town as announced by Minister of Finance Ashni Singh during the reading of the 2012 National Budget.

The government’s position on the increase was further solidified by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds during his presentation on the budget speech and this gave rise to residents of the community taking to the streets in protest.

Today is considered a “shutdown”  ..  [read complete article here ….>>   [Linden protests]

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