Saturday, February 17, 2018

Desecrating the idyllic nursery of life*

The news of the proposed surreptitious plan hatched by the Hou­sing Development Corporation (HDC) to further desecrate and destroy the peaceful ambience, luxuriant foliage and agricultural input of the St Augustine Nursery to establish another housing settlement in the St Joseph constituency must be resisted by all environmentalists and the residents of Curepe-St Joseph, with full civic society force. Since the 1950s, voter-padding housing has been creeping up on the sanctity of this veritable green sanctuary, with the latest being East Grove (Ramgoolie Development), making the St Joseph seat no longer marginal based on the 2015 election results. 

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