St Vincent Volcano: Power Cuts After Another ‘Explosive Event’

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[caption id="attachment_41759" align="alignleft" width="498"] A satellite image of the moments following an eruption of the La Soufrière volcano on Friday - REUTERS[/caption] BBC News: Sunday, April 11, 2021 - There has been another "explosive event" at a volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vi... Read more

St Vincent PM Continues To Appeal For ‘Patience And Calm’

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[caption id="attachment_41658" align="alignleft" width="393"] Ash and smoke billow as the La Soufriere volcano erupts in Kingstown on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent on Friday, April 9, 2020 – STRINGER / Reuters[/caption] CMC: ST VINCENT — Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says hi... Read more

St Vincent Awaits New Volcanic Explosions As Aid Arrives On The Caribbean Island

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MSN News/Associated Press: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Cots, tents, and respirator masks poured into the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as officials expected to start distributing them on Saturday, a day after a powerful explosion at La Soufriere volcano uprooted the lives of thousands of p... Read more

‘More Explosions Could Occur’: Thousands Flee As Volcano Erupts In Caribbean

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USA Today: World News - The La Soufriere volcano erupted Friday morning on the Caribbean island of St Vincent, shooting ash several miles high into the atmosphere. The eruption followed mandatory evacuation orders from the government. Roughly 16,000 people live in the "red zone" near the volc... Read more

Jamaica Ready To Provide Support To St Vincent & The Grenadines — Holness

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he spoke with Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves today to express solidarity with the government and people of St Vincent and the Grenadines and to assure him of Jamaica's readiness to provide assistance in light of the increased... Read more

Premier Extends Thoughts & Prayers As 16,000 Flee ‘Imminent’ Volcanic Eruption In St Vincent

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Premier David Burt extended his thoughts and prayers to the people of St Vincent & The Grenadines, where the Prime Minister, Ralph Gonsalves issued an evacuation order yesterday (April 8), for at least 16,000 people to leave their homes immediately. The island's alert level was switched to re... Read more

The Clever Architectural Feature That Makes Life On Bermuda Possible

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Atlas Obscura: USA, Luke Fater - How does an island with no lakes, rivers, or streams provide water for 65,000 people?  In 1609, the flagship of the Virginia Company, Sea Venture, was blown miserably off course by a brutal summer hurricane that wrecked the ship near a tiny island, some 700 mile... Read more

BWS Advisory: Windy Weather Conditions With Gale Force Winds Overnight

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) advised this evening that the island will experience windy weather conditions later tonight (April 6). The BWS has issued a Gale Warning for late tonight and notes that there's also the potential for storm force gusts afte... Read more

The Loren Roots Initiative Launched To Raise Money For ‘An Ambitious Effort Against Climate Change’

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News Release: TUCKER’S TOWN, Bermuda – The striking power and beauty of nature are central to The Loren experience in Tucker's Town, Bermuda. So, too, is protecting nature from the threats of climate change for guests, residents and future generations to enjoy. With the delicacy of our planet i... Read more

DENR Issues Whale Watching Etiquette Advisory Due To ‘Reckless Boaters & Swimmers’

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[caption id="attachment_41307" align="alignleft" width="429"] Photo: bermuda.com[/caption] News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has received reports of reckless boaters and swimmers trying to get close to whales, endangering both the whales... Read more