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Even as the recovery process continues, Category 54 hurricane Maria approaches the US Virgin Islands, threatening to disrupt the lives of the islanders with 160 m.p.h.
With roofs torn off from over their heads and their streets swollen with floodwaters, islanders battered by Hurricane Irma will get little reprieve before yet another storm unleashes on them.
Most islanders want above all to return to normal life as fast as possible, which for many means reopening the hotels, bars, restaurants, surfing schools and the like that are the region’s economic lifeblood.
The reforms must be vibrant enough both to keep islanders from moving away and to attract new residents to help remake the economy and repay Puerto Rico’s debt.
María has also turned Puerto Rico, a haven for Caribbean islanders left homeless by Hurricane Irma earlier this month, into a disaster zone with virtually no power that many are now desperate to escape.
Today, fewer than 3,000 islanders remain, relying economically on tourists, fish, and an edible kelp known as konbu.
The workmen circle up and remove their hard hats, asking God to keeping them safe and strong, thanking heaven for allowing them to do this vital work for their fellow islanders.
After a pit stop in a rest area in the airport in St. Croix, she was placed on a C-17 cargo plane with other islanders being evacuated.
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