Jobs running dry on US Virgin Islands
Oil refinery that serves as one of St Croix's biggest employers, will halt operations next month.
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2012 15:35

The Hovensa oil refinery, one of the biggest employers in the US Virgin Islands, has announced it will halt operations next month.

More than 2,000 people will be losing their jobs when the refinery on St Croix shuts down, a double blow to the island, which is already facing government cutbacks.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from St Croix, US Virgin Islands.

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