Le Repentir Cemetery works may start late July

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development yesterday said it expects to see by July 8 the opening of tenders and for the rehabilitation work to commence on the Le Repentir Cemetery by the latter part of July with a target of completion by December.

GINA reported that Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Norman Whittaker and a team visited the cemetery. The government last week announced that $100M would be made available for the work. It will be handled by the Ministry of Local Government and not the city council.

Clogged drains and road in Le Repentir Cemetery (GINA photo)
Clogged drains and road in Le Repentir Cemetery (GINA photo)
Vegetation has taken over some tombs (GINA photo)
Vegetation has taken over some tombs (GINA photo)
A section of Le Repentir cemetery (GINA photo)
A section of Le Repentir cemetery (GINA photo)

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