Sunday, March 3, 2024

Vagrant numbers growing


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ALL ACROSS BRIDGETOWN there is the stark reality of an increasing vagrant population, visible both by day and night. It paints a picture of a changing Barbados.

The problem has taken on a new twist with the homeless seeking shelter outside of the traditional City centre where they were once primarily stationed.

Shockingly to many, four people, a woman and three men, now find rest and comfort at Brandons Beach, Spring Garden, St Michael. Then there is the very visible presence of a man at Wanstead, St Michael in the area regularly frequented by many as a place to rest and relax.

The seaside inhabitants took up refuge over the past two weeks on a section of the recently cleaned up beach.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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