Tourists rethink trips to Dominican Republic after three American deaths

Jun 10, 2019
Concern over the incidents could disrupt the country's $7 billion tourism industry.
A beach at the Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic.
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Caribbean cruise industry navigates post-hurricane season

Jan 1, 2018
The saving grace? Itinerary changes.
Tourists arrive from a cruise ship in St. John's, Antigua, in December. While its sister island Barbuda was nearly destroyed in Hurricane Irma, Antigua was left relatively untouched.
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Should taxpayers support medical schools abroad?

Sep 10, 2013
In a recent academic year, students at three Caribbean medical schools received $470 million in federally-backed student loans.