|Press release 112/2002
(26 September 2002)
FROM MR. EDWIN CARRINGTON, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM)
TO THE PRIME MINISTER AND PEOPLE OF ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
ON THE DISASTER CAUSED BY TROPICAL STORM LILI
have learnt with great distress the reports of loss of life of several of your
citizens as well as of the extensive damage caused to houses, public buildings
and agricultural production in St. Vincent and the Grenadines resulting from the
passage of Tropical Storm Lili through your country yesterday.
On behalf of the Community, its Secretariat and on my own behalf, I extend
sincerest condolences to the Government and people of St. Vincent and the
Grenadines and to the family of the deceased.
The Secretariat stands ready to give whatever assistance it can to the
Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in this difficult time.
25 September 2002