Thursday, November 26, 2009

Protest against the 10.6% increase in water rates

The general public is hereby informed that members of the San Pedro Town community will be conducting a peaceful protest through the principal streets of San Pedro Town. The protest is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. from the Central Park on Friday, November 27th, 2009. The protest will then move through the main streets of San Pedro and culminate at the Central Park.

The purpose of the protest is to publicly reject the Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) initial approval of 10.6% increase in water rate for the Belize Water Service Limited. A letter will be circulated during the protest and signatures will be collected. This will then be forwarded to the PUC before December 2nd, 2009.

For further information please contact organizer Jorge Aldana at 662-0143.

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