Abandoned Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Follow Up

Puerto Rico (CBS USVI) — Where did officials go wrong? That’s what people in Puerto Rico want to know after hundreds of water bottles were found sitting on an airport runway. It’s a controversy that’s putting government organization against government organization. When a photo emerged on social media in early September, questions piled in. Many wanting […]

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Stuck in Paradise

ST. THOMAS (CBS USVI) — “I had no idea it was going to be like this,” Kris Ray, a construction worker said. Kris Ray arrived in St. Thomas August 17th with a team setting out to rebuild homes after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. But soon after he arrived, things weren’t quite as he expected. “We […]

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After the Storm: Part 2

Last years’ hurricanes took their toll on the Virgin Islands. Island businesses saw that first hand. Many had to shut their doors for repairs or close them for good. With tourism being one of the islands main economic drivers, having fewer stores, restaurants and hotels open, kept the tourists dollars away. But some found ways to open […]

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After the Storm: Part 1

St. Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands. It might look a little different than it did last year. When two Category 5 hurricanes tackled these islands leaving them barren and depleted. But there is so much more to the VI than these storms. In the next 30 minutes we’ll take a look back, at the […]

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