PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin has sent a letter conveying her dismay on the loss of life and the devastation caused by the passing of Hurricane Dorian to the people and Prime Minister of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, The Most Honorable Dr. Hubert A. Minnis.
“In 2017, there was an outpouring of support from our Caribbean brothers and sisters that helped to bolster our common regional spirit. As Prime Minister, I am very much aware of the challenges of leadership, which are only augmented by such catastrophic natural disasters. I offer to you and your people the same hope for strength, focus, and perseverance during the upcoming recovery and reconstruction period,” said Prime Minister Romeo Marlin in her letter.
After watching the many newscasts and social media posts of the destruction in the Bahamas, Prime Minister Romeo Marlin is also calling on the citizens of Sint Maarten to consider contributing to the immediate emergency relief efforts wherever possible.
On behalf of the people of Sint Maarten, we will continue to pray for the victims and their families and hope for much strength and resilience to ensure a quick recovery of the people and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas after the passing of Hurricane Dorian.