WaPo: Remote Pacific islands escaped the coronavirus this year. It devastated their economies anyway

by Adam Taylor


https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/12/18/coronavirus-pacific-islands-pandemic-economies/


"Some Pacific island nations are leaning into their isolation as the pandemic rages, looking to family farming and even cash-free bartering systems to survive the downturn."

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