One dead after Hurricane Irma destroyed Barbuda

It is being reported that there is total devastation in Barbuda and at least one person is dead.

Barbuda has been a communication blackout since the storm passed over the island this morning.

Prime Minister Gaston Browne is in Barbuda now. Caribbean Helicopter has been able to transport personnel over to the sister isle.

OBSERVER media spoke to the Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Helicopters Neil Dickenson.

 

The CEO of Caribbean helicopters says the two helicopters that brought the prime minister and others to Barbuda are still on the ground there.

 

Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Helicopters Neil Dickenson.