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Urination in public becomes tourism issue for St Kitts-Nevis
Published on May 26, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

By Andre Huie

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Urinating in public places is leaving a foul stench along some major streets in and around the St Kitts and Nevis capital of Basseterre. This is one of the major health and hygiene challenges in St Kitts, even in corners of the tourist area of Port Zante.

The problem was first acknowledged by a litter warden based in Basseterre and the Solid Waste Management Corporation and which WINN FM has covered in previous reports.

Acting chief environmental officer Alexander Riley told WINN recently that it is costing the Environmental Health Department to clean up the stench left by frequent urination in public places.

Republished with permission of West Indies News Network
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