Keyword: Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma leaves behind a storm on St-Martin over racial divide

In the French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin, wrecked by Hurricane Irma, there is controversy over both the alleged priority evacuation of white people to the expense of the majority black population, prompting France’s Representative Council of Black Associations to call for a parliamentary enquiry.

In Irma-hit Caribbean islands, a tale of two relief efforts

Both France and Britain have been accused of mismanaging the crisis in the hurricane-devastated Caribbean islands they administer, but there was a clear difference between the style of the visits to the region by France's president and Britain's foreign secretary. 

Emmanuel Macron visits hurricane-hit Caribbean islands

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a tour of the French Caribbean islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, which were both devastated last week by Hurricane Irma, promising aid to rebuild homes and infrastructures, while controversy continues over his government's management of events before and after the disaster.