Dove Barbanel

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Until the torch was lit and world records began falling in Brazil, the poor condition of the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro was a favorite theme of the news media. But Rio isn’t the only place with a housing problem at its Olympic sites.

Here in a suburb of Athens, a new Olympic Village has sprung up in the old hockey and baseball stadiums built for the 2004 Olympic Games. In and around these long-abandoned and crumbling stadiums, about 2,000 migrants, most of them from Afghanistan, endure the sweltering August heat in tents and makeshift huts.

On the old playing fields, the migrants get a few square feet of sleeping space to share among extended families.…  Seguir leyendo »