Katrina Anniversary: Where Things Stand on New Orleans' Economy

Five years after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf region, New Orleans is still recovering from the disaster -- a recovery now compounded by the worldwide recession and the effects of the BP oil spill. On this day five years ago, the storm that would become Hurricane Katrina was still called Tropical Depression 12, moving slowly north and west over the Bahamas. No one knew whether this tropical system would become the the long-feared, cataclysmic storm that could overpower New Orleans' complex...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.