ROSEAU, Dominica -- Although its tourist business as usual
on the Caribbean island of Dominica, an earthquake measuring 6.0 on
the Richter scale damaged numerous homes, schools, churches and
roads in the north.
The quake followed
several days of rain that caused more than 18 landslides. However,
hotels, tourist attractions, the cruise port and the airport were
It also hit the French
island of Guadeloupe. The small Le Poisson Volant Hotel on Les
Saintes was damaged and is closed. No
reopening date has been set.
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