Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, & Rural Transformation, Hon. Saboto Caesar, updated media workers at a press conference held at Cabinet Room earlier this week, on his recent trip to the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and Anguilla, to assess the damage caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma.
“Utter devastation” was the phrase Minister of Economic Planning, Hon. Camillo Gonsalves; used to describe the aftermath of hurricane Irma on the BVI and Anguilla. Minister Gonsalves was a member of a recent delegation, led by the Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Saboto Caesar, to the affected islands.
Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves expressed gratitude to Vincentians for their support in stocking the barge with relief supplies for the BVI and the other affected areas. With regards to funds spent at the time, he said that it should range in excess of $400,000.