Posts Tagged ‘barbuda’

IMF Refuses Debt-Relief For Hurricane-Devastated Barbuda

Facing devastation difficult to overstate, Hurricane Irma-battered Barbuda lost more than 90 percent of its structures in a record-breaking storm that will require an estimated $150 million in reconstruction and recovery. It also has to repay a $3 million debt to the International Monetary Fund, whose special representative to the United Nations Christopher Lane resisted […]

Barbuda Barely Habitable Following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has left a trail of “absolute devastation” across the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda with 95 percent of the houses either destroyed or damaged. Gaston Browne, the prime minister of the two-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, said the island was “barely habitable” after the powerful Category 5 storm struck. He estimated about 60 […]

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