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post #31 of Old 05-08-2014
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Re: Island hopping between BVI and USVI?

I really don't get how the US lets all the corruption and crime occur in the USVIs. Being an island, there is no where to hide. Any commitment to this should be able to clean it up in a weekend, although, would require a substantial police/military force for a while. You would first need to hire half the locals to build a huge jail and after 3 to 5 years, when the bad guys get the point, convert it to a hotel to handle the increase in tourism as a result of lower crime. There are a lot of very good people on the islands (often quite religious too), but there is a bad element that they even steer clear from and I'm sure would like to see eradicated.

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