Tag: St. Vincent and the Grenadines

More Flee La Soufrière Volcano In St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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 to most of the island […]

Ash-Covered St. Vincent Braces For More Volcanic Eruptions From La Soufrière

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 in a layer of fine […]

Governor Offers Prayers, Support To The People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines In Letter To Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves

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 U.S. Virgin Islands, I want […]

St. Vincent Residents Told To Be Ready To Evacuate Their Homes After La Soufriere Volcano Spews Ash

KINGSTOWN — Residents of the eastern Caribbean island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were advised to evacuate their homes on Thursday after a volcano, dormant for decades, came back to life and began spewing ash. The government raised the alert level to orange for the volcano La Soufriere, indicating that it could erupt […]

Vincentian Sex Offender Who Hid In St. Thomas Is In Official Custody After Being Captured By U.S. Marshals

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Vincentian native who hid in St. Thomas to avoid his sentencing following a sexual assault conviction in 2010 has been captured and is now in the custody of Connecticut state authorities. Gerald “Steve” Jessop, 52, of Kingstown, is charged with first-degree failure to appear in court, Hartford police said. Jessop is […]