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Bed bugs hit Antigua’s Land Registry office; misinformation abounds

September 25, 2010

According to the Antigua Observer, bed bugs have been found in the island’s Land Registry office. However, not to worry: the six bed bugs found are assumed not to have bitten anyone. Despite an infestation being found at the Land Registry, [Lionel Michael, Chief Environmental Health Officer of Antigua and Barbuda] said the insects had […]

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Homeless people wandering streets, refusing to stay in infested homeless shelter

March 2, 2008

This story comes from Port-of-Spain, in Trinidad. Bed bugs may be responsible for a number of vagrants roaming the streets of Port-of-Spain because sleeping at their Riverside location has become unbearable. According to some homeless people, the bed bugs “are biting wind” and it is now more comfortable, but not particularly safer to rest under […]

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