Water Crisis in the Caribbean – Drought, water shortages affecting communities, businesses, tourism

In the Dominican Republic, hundreds of communities have been ’30 days away from the entire water system collapsing.’

In Puerto Rico, water restrictions are forcing residents and businesses to go without water for 48 hours at a time.

In Cuba, 75 percent of the island is suffering from a drought that has killed livestock and decimated crops.

Across the Caribbean, the water crisis looms large. The tourism industry is also feeling the pain. Many hotels are forcing guests to comply with new water restrictions, including a limit on the number of showers and a shutdown of the water system for 24 hours at a time.

Detroit News’ article details the water crisis affecting the Caribbean.

Read more here: Caribbean faces widespread drought, water shortages

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