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Linden yet to return to normalcy

Linden yet to return to normalcy

AUGUST 4, 2012 | BY KNEWS |
It has been just over two weeks since the protest against increased electricity tariffs for the mining town of Linden started, and the shooting to death of the three Lindeners who were buried on Wednesday, but the town is yet to return to a state of normalcy.

In fact the major thoroughfares which facilitate ingress and egress to the community are still blocked, and manned by residents who are determined not to ‘retreat or surrender’ until the increased tariffs are withdrawn.

President Ramotar had said in a statement that the increase would be put on hold, but Lindeners have reiterated that they “would rather starve” than agree to a suspension that could be reversed at any time.      Continue reading

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