What was that old song by The Who?
Oh yeah… “Won’t Get Fooled Again… Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss”
No Sewerage Pipes, No Water Lines, No Street Lights – Welcome to
Nigeria Barbados Licorish Village
From the Barbados Advocate…
Voices laced with irritation and tears of frustration were plainly evident yesterday as some residents of Licorish Village and surrounding areas raised concerns over the continued lack of running water in their homes.
The situation is a long-standing one in the areas of Odessa McClean Avenue, Blackman Road, Thompson Avenue and the Village, as these fall into the Zone One catchment area where the digging of straight wells is prohibited.
In fact, a number of residents still have to use outdoor pit toilets, while many others have to haul buckets and pails to and from the neighbourhood standpipe or government facilitated water tank on a daily basis.
The conditions, which were shaky before, have now reached the unbearable stage for these persons, many who have been living in the area for over 50 years, as they pointed out that a few neighbours have been granted permission to have wells dug, while others have not.
…read the complete article link here.
Also see a previous article Barbados Government Triumph! Plastic Water Drums Are Blue, With Faucet!
Here Is A Barbados Home That Does Have Water & Sewer…
Any idea how much the owner paid for the land, and who he bought it from? 🙂