National Geographic features Barbuda

Codrington after Irma

Of the many articles written about Barbuda after Hurricane Irma, this one, by Mikki K Harris, a Barbudan descendant, is one of the best.

She writesCodrington Village sits adjacent to the Codrington Lagoon in Barbuda. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in September 2017, the Antigua and Barbuda government repealed the Barbuda Land Act, changing the definition of who is Barbudan, stripping Barbudans of communal land rights, and paving the way for major development.