Barbudans to be relocated from stadium

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The government says it has identified a place to relocate Hurricane Irma survivors as the stadium – their  current place of abode – prepares to host international cricket.

Sports Minister Paul “Chet” Greene told state media that a location has already been identified for the Barbudans but did not indicate where.

He said the plan is to have them moved out of the stadium by December  31st, 2017 ahead of an inspection of the facility.

“They are due here on the 9th of January for an inspection which is a very critical day for us. That inspection day will establish whether or not we are in a position to truly host,” he said.

The Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground has been used as a shelter for hundreds of Barbudans since Hurricane Irma devastated the island on September 2017.

Greene said as soon as the Barbudans move out public works will move in to prepare the venue for inspection.

Antigua and Barbuda will host England next year as part of their tour of the West Indies.

Many Barbudans have been unable to go back to the island because their homes have been destroyed by Irma, a category 5 plus storm.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Dear Mr. Chet Greene,
    As the minister of sports, can you give us an update on YASCO. I passed there daily and I do not see any work done besides the little upgrading that was done about a month ago. Please Sir, we do not need our athletes to be sabotage by not having a qualified track in place as was promised by the end of March 2018… We presently have some athletes clocking international times.. Please Sir, we need those times to be acknowledge on the international stage…

    • Dear Bluddy Bloke

      As yourself with an “English” tongue would note, that begging of someone you voted for to get the job done is far beyond you.

      He C. “Tiefing Fifa” Greene was placed there due to his summation to us and others that he would do a better job than the previous incumbent …still waiting for this better job…oh sorry JAB! and I do believe that this is what we getting for voting for such…JABs…we getting JABs in the morning, we getting JABs in the evening, we even getting JABs on the thrones in our bathrooms.

      Why beg for more.

      Wait for next election, let’s see the real begging begin.
      “Fool me once
      Shame on you
      Fool me twice
      Shame on me.”

  2. So what about the nurses building that was being prepared for them so oo long????? Put some of them there

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