Monday, September 16, 2019

Thousands in Bahamas struggle to find work after Dorian

In the aftermath of Hurricane Doria's destruction in the northern Bahamas, many people are without jobs, but there is a strong demand for heavy equipment operators to help open roads and clear debris. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

By Danica Coto

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Jobs are scarce, savings are running low and money is barely trickling in.

As survivors of Hurricane Dorian enter week three of post-storm life, many in the northwestern Bahamas, known for its casinos, golf courses and mega yachts, worry they will be forced into deep poverty as they scramble to find work in the aftermath of the Category 5 storm that wreaked havoc on two islands.  Read more >>