Serious Recovery Issues in U.S.Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico has been in the news frequently, but apparently conditions in the USVI are quite serious as well. See this article in the Washington Post: Shredded roofs, shattered lives. Back-to-back hurricanes may have blown a generation of Virgin Islanders out of the middle class.

If Congress and the White House fail to deliver a massive infusion of cash to the islands, analysts warn, this Caribbean paradise could quickly unravel into a permanent decline that would send thousands of economic refugees to the mainland.

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