T&T IS THE GARBAGE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

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All over the country, the cry is the same. Gar­bage! Garbage! Endless Garbage! From Port of Spain to San Fernando; from Cha­guanas to Rio Claro; from Si­paria to Charlotteville.
It has never been as bad in the history of this country as it is to­day. More and more uncollected mounds of garbage can be seen littering the nation’s highways and byways and no one really seems to care.
Ministers, Councillors, Village Council honchos.
No one. Complaints to the Bor­oughs and Regional Corporations have fallen on deaf ears to the point where one is led to believe that there are no Local Govern­ment Elections in less than two months time.
Rats and other vermin can be seen living in the gar­bage heaps only waiting to spread their diseases.
We have become a nation under siege….by garbage and it is shameful to see many of the same Councillors who are guilty of neglect going up once again for Local Government election.
If this newspaper had its way…