THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
is a territory of the U.S. comprised of 4 small islands and 104,000 residents. The residents are U.S. citizens, pay federal taxes, do not have a voting representative in Congress, and cannot vote in federal elections.
St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Water Island
Two CAT 5 Hurricanes, Irma and Maria, hit the islands within two weeks of each other in September 2017 leaving widespread devastation. Hospitals, clinics, and schools were decimated or crippled.