Jubilee USA Network was recently featured in World News and Topix for their letter to the IMF regarding island nations impacted by Hurricane Irma. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Jubilee USA: Antigua and Barbuda and Islands Dealing with Irma Should Stop Debt Payments
"'The island of Barbuda was hit hard and fourteen hundred people are homeless. The country of Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted islands should stop paying debt until they rebuild and recover,' stated Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte. LeCompte serves on United Nation debt expert groups. 'The International Monetary Fund can authorize a moratorium on debt payments so Antigua and Barbuda could immediately access $3 million for recovery efforts...'"
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