Concerns Over Olympic Village Conditions


On the eve of the Olympics, members of Jamaica’s team posted a video on Facebook highlighting the poor conditions of their sleeping and living quarters.

In the video Novlene Williams-Mills and Aisha Praught can be seen sitting on their beds with their bathroom and other area unfinished.

The video also shows workmen and equipment still trying to complete the job.

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Meanwhile, President of the Jamaica Olympic Association, Mike Fennell, says the problems plaguing the Rio Games is not unique to the 2016 Olympics.

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Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.