This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean - BBC News

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to fly to the Caribbean later, in the wake of devastating Hurricane Irma. The BBC understands he will spend the "coming days" visiting the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla, the worst-hit British overseas ...and more »

Irma-ravaged Anguillians say they need more help from the UK - PBS NewsHour

The British government has been the target of criticism over its response to devastating Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, where residents say they need fuel, water, food and electricity. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News ...and more »

Boris Johnson flies to Caribbean amid criticism over UK response - The Guardian

Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary, has bowed to political pressure to fly to the Caribbean to visit the British territories devastated by Hurricane Irma amid continuing criticism of the government's response to the disaster. The Foreign Office ...and more »

Boris Johnson hails Anguilla's clean-up efforts after arriving to witness Irma damage - Telegraph.co.uk

Boris Johnson has praised the response of the community in Anguilla after landing on the island to witness first-hand the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Irma. Ahead of touching down at the island's airport on board the Royal Air Force's Airbus ...and more »

Boris Johnson to fly to Caribbean amid criticism over UK response to Hurricane Irma - Telegraph.co.uk

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to fly to the Caribbean to visit the British territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Mr Johnson will spend "the coming days" there to see the UK's relief effort first-hand ...and more »

Is the island of Anguilla getting the Irma aid it needs? - PBS NewsHour

When Hurricane Irma shattered islands across the Caribbean, one of the hardest hit was Anguilla, where residents in need of food, water, fuel and electricity received the first major delivery of aid from Britain six days after the storm hit. Alex ...and more »

Hurricane Irma: UK pledges extra £25m for relief effort - BBC News

The UK is to give an extra £25m of funding to help with the recovery effort following Hurricane Irma, Theresa May has said. The prime minister pledged the extra money in the Commons amid criticism of the government's response to the disaster in the ...and more »

British foreign secretary visits Anguilla and British Virgin Islands - Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C) with British troops ahead of a visit to hurricane-torn Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew into Barbados on Tuesday afternoon, and transferred ...and more »

European leaders head to the Caribbean after Irma - New York Post

Amid accusations of poor preparation and slow response to Hurricane Irma, a trio of European leaders are visiting hard-hit Caribbean territories Tuesday. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will spend “the coming days” in the British Virgin Islands ...and more »

Boris Johnson arrives in Anguilla after 'absolutely hellish' Hurricane Irma - The Guardian

Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson has praised the response of the community in Anguilla after landing on the island to witness first-hand the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Irma. Ahead of touching down at the island's airport on board the ...and more »