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Light Earthquake Shakes Southern Coast of Dominican Republic

 Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook the southern coast of the Dominican Republic early Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicentre was approximately 17 …

Starwood Eyeing Caribbean Expansion

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Last month, Starwood’s Richard Suarez said the company was pursuing an “aggressive expansion strategy” in Latin America. But that strategy appears to include the Caribbean …