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They block the national highway in San Juan del Cesar because they cut off their power

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They block the national highway in San Juan del Cesar because they cut off their power

Inhabitants of San Juan del Cesar blocked the access roads to that municipality and to the center and north of the department of La Guajira due to the suspension of energy service by the Air-e company and high billing costs.

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Citizens report that workers arrived at their homes in the early morning hours and cut off the electricity while they were sleeping. Although they are aware that they owe some bills, they asked to reach an agreement to be able to meet their obligations.since they claim not to have enough money to cover the payment of the service to the company.

At this moment we have a blockade on the road that leads to the center and north of the department because the Air-e company is abusing us by cutting off the power to two neighborhoods in San Juan del Cesar. They arbitrarily entered the community in the early morning hours and left us without energy service. This is the fourth day that we have been without energy. and aqueductsaid one of the protesters.

The citizen assured that the company left without power the inhabitants of the Rancho Luna, El Forero and Rodeito neighborhoods, where elderly people with medical assistance, minor children and pregnant women live.

There are elderly people with Homecare, newborn children, pregnant women and we are not going to allow our rights to continue being violated“, he claimed.

From the site of the protest, the mayor of San Juan del Cesar, Enrique Camilo Urbina, mentioned that Air-e demands that the municipality spend nearly 400 million pesos to pay off the debt owed by some inhabitants of subnormal neighborhoods.

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Today we reject the position of the Air-e company, where it has been attacking not only the community of the El Forero, Rancho Luna and Rodeito neighborhoods, but also other neighborhoods and today we see it as blackmail that they have for me to sign a contract agreement. payment where I commit as mayor to pay the value of 380 million pesos to subsidize the debt of all the subnormal neighborhoods and we see it as unfeasible for the finances of our municipality”, he assured.

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Through social networks, videos of the protests and the alteration of public order in the municipality of San Juan del Cesar have been known, such as one that circulated on Friday afternoon where the moment in which the inhabitants prevented the entry of one of the Air-e patrols to the Rancho Luna neighborhood.

The community asks the National Government to intervene to solve this problem.
The blockade of the national highway that has been recorded since 3:00 in the morning this Saturday, March 2has affected the transit of passengers and merchandise to the center and south of La Guajira, as well as residents heading to Valledupar and other municipalities.

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