More concerns over land for Ex-Caroni workers.
The Head of the All Trinidad Sugar and General Workers Trade Union, Nirvan Maharaj, alleges that land has been taken from the ex-Caroni workers to be used for government purposes.
He is calling for an investigation.
The president of the union, and a team toured a number of sites identified for ex-Caroni workers on Saturday.
Maharaj is alleging that lands already allocated to some ex-Caroni workers have been taken away and are to be used for other purposes.
Over at factory road, Mr. Maharaj said there are still over four thousand ex-Caroni workers to receive leases and there is the suggestion that some of them will not get their due.
Mr. Maharaj says he will report to his membership next Saturday in mass meeting on this matter.
Meanwhile, Minister in the Ministry of Finance Rudranath Indarsingh assures they have not forgotten ex Caroni workers.
Speaking at a Caroni Workers Lease Distribution in Debe on Friday, the Minister explained that the government had absorbed the cost of over $200 million dollars to reverse a previous government's decision to impose additional costs on those who decided to turn form Caroni 1975 limited land into residential lots.
The Minister also explained other changes made from the previous administration which allowed all Caroni workers to access the land.
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