Very Christmassy Mr Mayor, but why exactly is a leopard ripping the throat out of a gazelle on your Christmas cards?
All three scenes, played out with stuffed animals, were the backdrops for a series of inexplicably bizarre official Christmas cards from Jorge Santini, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The mayor says he chose the scenes as a way to promote the San Juan ...
How much would a spike in oil prices slow the US economy?
They say a sustained $10 increase in the price of oil will lower US GDP growth by 0.4 precentage points over the following four quarters. That scenario is far fetched and a spike in prices is unlikely to be sustained so I don’t see too much to worry about.
Step into San Juan: Seeking the real Puerto Rico on Hunter S. Thompson's maligned isle
The book is the most famous piece of literature to use Puerto Rico as its setting – and yet it is not kind to the island that served as its muse. Inspired by Thompson’s frustrated spell as a 23-year-old journalist at the San Juan Star in 1960 ...
Be calculating and a Caribbean trip can happen
Recently my husband and I chose a low-key vacation in Puerto ... cost: An average double in San Juan is $250 a night; on Culebra, around $140, for a total of $1,730. Savings: $810. Plan to prepare meals. Just as bringing your lunch to work saves money, so ...
The Poisoning of Puerto Rico
VIEQUES, PUERTO RICO–On March 31, retired Sgt ... Dominguez, who sits on the U.S. District Court in San Juan. Eaves will officially appeal the case to the First Circuit Court early this summer. But the U.S. Navy has invoked sovereign immunity, a strategy ...