Economic impact of COVID-19 shutdowns in Oceania could result in ‘lost decade’

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 4:10pm

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Many Pacific islands and territories were able to quickly shut their borders when the pandemic hit, resulting in few COVID-19 cases there. But that came at a cost to their economies, many of which rely heavily on tourism. Ashley Westerman reports from Tahiti.