Hurricane Irma ‘couldn’t Happen At a Worse Time’ For The US Virgin Islands


Hurricane Irma ‘couldn’t happen at a worse time’ for the US Virgin Islands

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm that packed winds of 185 miles per hour, ravaged the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, leaving destruction in its wake. At least four people died in the territory.“The damage is just extensive and just horrific to look at,” Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, who represents the Virgin Islands, told Yahoo Finance as she boarded a boat from St. Croix to visit the other islands of the U.S. territory. “The entire island looks burnt from the salt blast of the waters and the wind that hit the islands.”The U.S. Virgin Islands is made up …

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