Tag: Dominica

Hurricane Maria leaves trail of misery

Hurricane Maria leaves trail of misery

| 22/09/2017 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The Turks and Caicos Islands, still literally picking up the pieces from Hurricane Irma, is currently suffering hurricane conditions yet again as the eye of Maria, now a category 3 storm, skims the north shore of the islands. Yesterday Maria ripped across Puerto Rico, killing at least 13 people. The island is still experiencing […]

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Hurricane Maria leaves Dominica devastated

Hurricane Maria leaves Dominica devastated

| 19/09/2017 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Category 5 Hurricane Maria slammed into Dominica last night, and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on Facebook, “Initial reports are of widespread devastation. So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace.” Maria is now heading to the British and US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, where it is expected to […]

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UK navy support crew gets to work in Dominica

UK navy support crew gets to work in Dominica

| 10/09/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The crew on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme Bay have been earning their keep over the last week working on the island of Dominica following Tropical Storm Erika. The British Navy vessel has spent six days stationed off Dominica after rerouting to the island to offer support. “The ship has provided a variety […]

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CIG donates $500k to Dominica for storm damage

CIG donates $500k to Dominica for storm damage

| 07/09/2015 | 102 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has donated half a million dollars from the public purse to the government of Dominica, which sustained catastrophic damage during Tropical Storm Erica last month. The premier said that the caucus and Cabinet had made a decision to help the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where the disaster had been had been all […]

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