Message of condolence following flooding in Brazil

13 April 2010 |

April 12, 2010 -- Following the devastating floods and mudslides which killed more than 100 people in Brazil, President James Michel has sent a message of condolence to Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

"It is with great sadness and profound sorrow that we have learnt of the widespread devastation caused by heavy floods and mudslides in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which have resulted in the loss of many lives.

"We wish all the relief agencies every success in their efforts to remedy this catastrophic situation and we assure you, Your Excellency, of our solidarity in this trying period."

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