Six killed, dozens injured in collapse of new bridge near stadium. Highlights shoddy construction throughout venues, residences.
Tourists attacked by Muslim terrorists, Athletes’ residences “unsafe, unfit for human habitation”, no show visitors.
Should Barbados pull our team?
Less than a fortnight to go before the best of our Barbadian athletes compete in the Commonwealth Games in India – but no one is sure if they will have fit accommodations, if the venue will be properly secured or whether empty seats in the spectators’ gallery will have to be filled with locals grabbed off the street.
According to numerous stories in the world news media, all these issues and more are creating a perfect storm that threatens the very existence of the Delhi games.
With today’s bridge collapse comes serious and understandable calls for cancellation of the games. Scotland and New Zealand say they are on the verge of heading home. Continue reading