PM invites school-aged children from hurricane-ravaged Grenadines to T&T

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PM invites school-aged children from hurricane-ravaged Grenadines to T&T

The Trinidad and Tobago Government has offered to allow school-aged children from the hurricane-ravaged islands which form part of Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines, to come to T&T if they have family here, and stay during the school vacation.

This was disclosed today by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley who said that CARICOM Heads met in a virtual session today and received updated reports of the devastation of the Grenadines territories of Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

He stated in a post on social media “It was reported by Prime Minister Mitchell of Grenada that Carriacou has been totally wrecked by Hurricane Beryl. Similarly, Prime Minister Gonzalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines reported on the devastation of Canouan, Union Island and Mayreau.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is mobilizing relief supplies to be urgently dispatched by marine crafts tonight.

He said, “Given the level of total devastation experienced on these islands, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago acknowledging the deep familial ties between these islands and Trinidad and Tobago has offered to allow school-age children from the devastated zones to be allowed into Trinidad and Tobago if they have family here, who may wish to house them during the school holiday period which is upon us at this time.”