Public Finance International highlights Jubilee USA's letter to the IMF regarding the island nations impacted by Hurricane Irma. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Caribbean Island Debt ‘Should Be Suspended’ for Irma Recovery
By: Simone Rensch
"...Jubilee USA Network has sent letters to the IMF, World Bank, Congress and the White House to suspend debt payments to islands, such as Antigua and Barbuda, so they can use the money to recover.
'The island of Barbuda was hit hard and 1,400 people are homeless,' Jubilee USA Network executive director Eric LeCompte said a statement published last week.
'The country of Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted islands should stop paying debt until they rebuild and recover.'"
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