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U.S. Virgin Islands at Risk of Bankruptcy Amid Hurricane Devastation

HeadlineSep 15, 2017

In the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Kenneth Mapp says the islands of Saint John and Saint Thomas are still nearly entirely without power, and that Irma destroyed schools and the main hospital on Saint Thomas. Officials warn the U.S. territory could be forced to declare bankruptcy under the process that Congress created last year for nearby Puerto Rico. We’ll have more on Hurricane Irma and the U.S. Virgin Islands later in the broadcast.

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