In this Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, photo, damage is left after Hurricane Irma hit Barbuda. Hurricane Irma battered the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday as the fearsome Category 5 storm continued a rampage through the Caribbean that has killed a number of people, with Florida in its sights. (AP/Anika E. Kentish)
Hurricane Irma

IMF Refuses Debt-Relief For Hurricane-Devastated Barbuda

Hurricane Irma-battered Barbuda will require an estimated $150 million in reconstruction and recovery, yet the IMF refuses to forgive, or even delay demand for payment on a $3 million loan.