Kingdom Representative Gilbert Isabella visited St. Eustatius and Saba last weekend. The purpose of the visit was to take note of the situation on the islands after the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Isabella arrived on St. Eustatius on Friday, September 22th, the first stop of his visit to the Windward Islands. He was received by acting Governor Julian Woodley. After that, a brief consultation with the acting Governor took place in his position as chairman of the crisis team. He also spoke with the crisis coordinator Edris Bennett. Isabella was also present at a thank you b.b.q. held at the Fire Department. There the Bonaire firefighters and the marines were thanked for their support and enormous commitment during the passage of both Irma and Maria. Furthermore, the Kingdom Representative made an island tour to see for himself what damage there was after Maria’s passage.
Kingdom Representative visits Statia and Saba