Caribbean volcanic eruption leaves path of destruction

The nations that make up the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples' Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) provided aid to the island, the Escambray news service reportedThe coordinator of the United Nations Organization for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq, warned that the eruption of La Soufriere opens the possibility of a humanitarian crisis in this Caribbean territory and nearby islands, according to Escambray news service.

About 20,000 people have been evacuated from their homes since volcano began to erupt last week.

The last reported eruption of the volcano was in 1979.