Johnson challenged on UK hurricane response
We report from Anguilla as Boris Johnson defends the government’s hurricane relief effort, saying it was “extremely fast” as he arrived on the island of Anguilla to see the aid operation in action.
Anger on Anguilla at UK hurricane response
We report from Anguilla: As the clear-up in the wake of Hurricane Irma continues, questions remain about the speed and size of Britain’s response. Dozens of police have been flown to devastated British territories in the Caribbean and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is about to see the relief effort first hand.
UK Caribbean hurricane response criticised
We were told nothing and received no help. We feel like third-class citizens. This from a barrister living on Anguilla, barely able to contain her frustration at Britain’s hurricane response. The UK and France are now promising more help, and attention to their territories battered by the storm, but does all this show that Britain…
Anguilla and other Caribbean islands devastated by Irma
We report from Anguilla as the struggle to get aid to the islands devastated by Hurricane Irma continues. Officials have fended off criticism that their response has been too slow and too late.