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…blackouts loomResidents of Lethem are currently experiencing spin-off effects as the public remonstration of the electricity hike in Linden continues.  There is a now a fuel shortage at the Lethem Power Company and the operators say that the present quantity will only last for the next 12 days.This publication was told that starting from 12:00 noon yesterday,Cheap Hockey Jerseys, Lethem and its environs will only receive 17 hours of power per day as a fuel conservation measure.“At present Lethem and communities such as St Ignatius, Culvert City, Tabatinga and all the other communities that are served by the Power Company will get electricity from 7 pm to 12 noon in each day.”Kaieteur News’s Lethem correspondent Brian Sam said that if the Linden situation continues to deteriorate,Cheap Jerseys, the Lethem power company will be left with no other alternative than to shut down in totality.The residents of Lethem are appealing to the Prime Minister, who is responsible for energy,Cheap NHL Adidas Jerseys, to grant them permission to allow the purchase of fuel from Brazil,Wholesale Jerseys 2017, should the present situation at Linden continue.Kaieteur News understands although the purchase of fuel from Brazil will cost more, the power company will do so to provide the service,NHL Ice Hockey Jerseys, since the closing down of Electricity Corporation will also influence the potable water supply.“The necessary documentation will be needed for the fuel to pass through customs,Wholesale Jerseys,” the source said.In addition to insufficiency of fuel, there is also a food shortage. The minibus operation between coastal Guyana and Lethem has also halted.