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KINGSTOWN — The three scientists credited with helping save lives ahead of a recent explosive volcano eruption in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent are known to locals simply as Richie, Rod and TC. The team huddled indoors for weeks on little sleep to study and alert the government

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FREDERIKSTED — People on St. Croix are responding to the growing humanitarian crisis in St. Vincent caused the the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano on April 9. The St. Vincent Relief Team organized by Mrs. Blackman met at the Stop & Shop Supermarket in Hannah’s Rest this morning to purchase

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KINGSTOWN — The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was rocked again by eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano as leaders warned of shortages of water and the potential need for hundreds of millions of dollars to rebuild. The explosion around 6 a.m. Tuesday, caused another billowing plume of

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KINGSTOWN — Officials in St. Vincent said today that they were extremely worried about a COVID-19 outbreak given the lack of water and more positive cases being reported as thousands of evacuees fleeing the erupting volcano crowd into shelters and private homes. About a dozen cases have been reported in

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KINGSTOWN — The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for U.S. citizens who wish to depart St. Vincent on Friday, 16 April to Dutch Sint Maarten. Boarding on the Celebrity Reflection will begin at 7:00 A.M. and will depart Kingstown Port, St. Vincent at

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KINGSTOWN — Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they estimated that the eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the eruption of La Soufriere.  Between 16,000 to 20,000 people have been evacuated

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KINGSTOWN — La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early this morning in the biggest explosive eruption yet since volcanic activity began on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent late last week, with officials worried about the lives of those who have refused to

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KINGSTOWN — More people fled their homes on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Sunday as La Soufrière volcano rumbled loudly for a third day and the heavy weight of its ashfall damaged some buildings. Residents reported widespread power failures early in the day, though authorities restored electricity

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear today, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground, spewed ash skyward and blanketed the island

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan shared a letter with the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines offering support and assistance to the Islands’ people after a volcano eruption Friday forced more than 16,000 people to evacuate the island of St. Vincent. “On behalf of the people of the

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