Harris tells Bahamian counterpart to “be strong”

Basseterre, St. Kitts, Monday, 2nd September, 2019, (MyVueNews.com) – As the people and government of the Bahamas continue to face the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, political leaders from across the Caribbean have been reaching out to the leadership of the ravaged country, expressing their concerns and offering assistance.

On Sunday night, when the storm was at its fiercest hour, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Harris took the time to call his fellow CARICOM leader, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, assuring him that we Kittitians and Nevisians were praying for the people of the Bahamas.

Harris encouraged the Bahamian Prime Minister to be strong, when they spoke on Sunday night.

Prime Minister Harris told Minnis that the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis have the people of the Bahamas firmly in their thoughts and prayers during their time of greatest need.

He said Kittitians and Nevisians stand in solidarity with Bahamians as they try to cope with loss of life and property in the aftermath of what has been one of the most dangerous and powerful hurricanes in decades.

Prime Minister Harris gave the assurance that “…we will do whatever we can to support them and help them rebuild and recover.”

The category 5 hurricane has so far left one person dead and many others missing. At one point it packed winds as high as 185 mph, striking Abaco, Elbow Cay and Gran Bahama islands.