Harlequin's flagship resort hit by violent flooding; staff member dead

Laura Miller

Harlequin Property's flagship resort Buccament Bay has been hit by violent flooding after torrential rain fall in St. Vincent over the Christmas period which left one resort staff member dead.

The staff member died on her way home from working at Buccament Bay. In total eight people died on the Caribbean island during the natural disaster which struck on Christmas Eve. In a statement, Harlequin quoted the Prime Minister of St Vincent and The Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves as saying that the events were "the worst natural disaster in living memory". Harlequin said its Buccament Bay resort experienced "some non-structural damage" as a result of the storm, and has now been cleaned and restored to normal operating conditions. The ordeal is the latest in a series of unfortunate e...

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