Mindelo - 31 October - The employees of companies which collect waste in São Vicente island are complaining about robberies carried out by gangs of youths and adolescents at municipal waste site.
This online journal learned that, an armed scrap dealers group are invading the waste trucks and beyond scour the garbage before being dumped they assault the drivers and take away their belongings.
There is a lot of people complaining on social media including to this online journal issues related to municipal waste site of São Vicente island.
Apart from this problem, there are still other social problems that lead people to gain their daily bread in the garbage, collecting scraps of food to feed the animals, also endangering their health.
Also it has already been raised the issue of children 7 to 9 years old living in the garbage without any protection by the competent authorities, running the risk to get health problems and fall into world of crime.
Ocean Press - Editorial Office