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Op-Ed: Yes, Puerto Rico Is Open for Tourism

 Puerto Rico, like its people, is warm, hospitable and resilient. A melting pot of Spanish, Taino Indian and African cultures, cuisine and breathtaking nature leaves travelers breathless, and yet, whether it’s your first or tenth time visiting, the island always …

Haiti Shaken by 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti was shaken by a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake, one of the strongest to hit around Haiti since the devastating 2010 quake, was centered about …

Venezuela Earthquake Shakes Trinidad, Southern Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A massive 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck the western Caribbean late Tuesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck in the middle of the western Caribbean sea at a depth of 10 kilometers, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the northeastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 11:12 AM local time, was centered about …

Earthquake Trinidad and Tobago

 The biggest earthquake in the Caribbean in several years caused shaking across the Southern Caribbean on Tuesday evening. The 5.8-magnitude quake’s epicenter was about 25 miles southwest of Scarborough, Tobago; it struck at about 5:42 PM local time at a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.9-magnitude earthquake caused light shaking around the eastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 9:48 AM local time, was at a …

 A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the southeastern Caribbean on Thursday morning. The quake, reported by the United States Geological Survey, struck at around 7:22 AM local time, with an epicenter about 119 kilometers west of Port of …

 The Guadeloupe archipelago was lightly shaken by a 4.9-magnitude earthquake on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake, which measured 4.9 on the Richter scale, struck at around 12:42 PM local time, at a depth of 119 …

 A 4.5-magnitude earthquake caused weak to light shaking in the Dominican Republic on Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake, which occurred at around 11:25 AM local time, struck at a depth of 12 kilometres. Its epicentre …

 Quake shakes Eastern Caribbean islands By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.9-magnitude earthquake caused shaking in Martinique and St Lucia over the weekend, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake, which struck early Saturday morning, struck at a …

 Dominica enhancing earthquake monitoring By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dominica is launching a $40 million upgrade to its seismic network. The project intends to reduce the island’s vulnerability to natural hazards – in this case, specifically, earthquakes– and the effects of …

 Strongest in the region in more than a year By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago were shaken by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday morning, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The …

 Above: a graphic of the quake (USGS graphic) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across St Lucia and Martinique on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at around 10:16 AM local …

 Above: a map of the Nepal earthquake By the Caribbean Journal staff Tragedy struck Nepal this weekend, with the country’s worth earthquake in almost a century killing more than 1,800 people. The earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, according to the United …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was focused at an …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The northern coast of the Dominican Republic was shaken by an earthquake on Friday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck at around …

 Above: Guadeloupe (CJ photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe and the Eastern Caribbean were shaken by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Friday afternoon, according to a report from the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicenter was about 2 kilometers …