Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Physical Development and Urban Renewal, Stephenson King on Friday after delivered an address providing an update in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Bret. The Minister noted that the island had an “easy passage” of the storm with mainly fallen trees, some debris, no reports of landslides in the north, some storm surge on the east coast but generally there was minimal damage which would call mainly for a cleanup. Electiricy lines were also damaged leading to power outagges around the island. The Minister also confirmed that he’d received unofficial reports that telecommunications Company Digicel had suffered some damage to their infrastructure and parts of their network is inaccessible.

His full address is below.