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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 …

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Puerto Rico Says Tourism “Open for Business” After Earthquakes

 Puerto Rico tourism officials say the destination is “open for business” in the wake of last week’s massive earthquakes on the island.  “Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors,” the …

St Lucia PM: Earthquakes “Something That We Must All Be Concerned About”

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Given the recent frequency of earthquakes in the Caribbean, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is looking to improve the country’s preparedness. Anthony, speaking after a meeting with the Chilean Ambassador …

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 Above: the epicentres of the quakes were around 50 miles north of Anegada (Photo: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff There were a series of earthquakes of at least 4.4-magnitude on the Richter scale Wednesday, according to the United States …

 Above: Education Minister Josefina Pimentel (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic will invest approximately $3 million to help 39 school buildings that suffered damage from recent earthquakes in the country, according to the Ministry of Education. …