Eric LeCompte Interviewed on Jubilee's Call for Debt Relief to Hurricane-Struck Islands

Jubilee USA was recently featured in Truthout speaking on the need for debt relief in the Caribbean in wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.

Damaged by Hurricanes and "Vulture" Capitalism, Caribbean Islands Plead for Debt Relief

By: Mike Ludwig

"'At this point, Antigua and Barbuda as one country and Dominica as another could both qualify for a temporary moratorium on international debt payments to the IMF,' LeCompte said in an interview.

Like other islands in the Caribbean, Dominica is saddled by significant international debt. LeCompte said the country's debt level has been unsustainable since at least 2010, and Hurricane Maria could lead to a 'full-blown debt crisis."

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