“We mourn with the families, friends and communities who are impacted by this horrifying event.
“On behalf of CARICOM, I extend sincere condolences to the Government and people of Guyana.
In her statement, to the family and friends of the children who lost their lives today in Guyana, CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, extended sincere condolences to the Government and people of Guyana.
The Secretary-General said the “CARICOM Community has received with great sorrow the shocking news of the fire at the high school in the Guyanese town of Mahdia.”
“We pray a speedy recovery for those injured and otherwise impacted and offer the support of CARICOM Member States as the community returns to normalcy.
The Secretary-General said, “our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of unimaginable loss.”