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Bajans cry out

CARLOS ATWELL, [email protected]

Bajans cry out

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DEPRESSION, STRESS, frustration and despair.

Barbadians were expressing all these emotions and more this week as many continued to turn their taps and see nothing come out.

Farmers were contemplating giving up, returned nationals were questioning their decision to resettle here and elderly people complained they were completely dependent on their children and younger relatives for water help.

All week householders spoke of reaching the end of their ropes, including Isaline Pinder of Chimborazo, St Joseph, who told tales of travelling to Market Hill, St George to obtain water for her children to bathe on mornings before school and of being unable to mop her house, something which she especially dislikes. (CA)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.