Caribbean News – One Year After Hurricane Maria, USVI, Puerto Rico Still Struggles


Repairs continue to the buildings on the grounds of St Anne’s Chapel in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in this photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of St Thomas)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: Thursday, September 20th marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico as well as the US Virgin Islands.

But while the spotlight continues to be placed on Puerto Rico, which left 3,000 people dead and created decimation nationally, the US Virgin Islands was also impacted and continues to struggle to rebound.

Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday admitted that housing continues to be a challenge for many survivors and vital healthcare services remain impacted.

While the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF),  said the territories’…

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