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Video Shows Destructive Side of Jamaica's Tourism Industry

Article: Video Shows Destructive Side of Jamaica's Tourism Industry

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 28, 2008 (ENS) – The Jamaica Environmental Trust on Thursday night launched “Jamaica for Sale,” a 92 minute video documentary highlighting disturbing issues behind the island’s normally rosy sun, sea and sand tourism image. “We want to raise hard questions about the tourism industry, especially in light of the recent rise in…

Gulf Coast Prepares to Evacuate Ahead of Hurricane Gustav

Article: Gulf Coast Prepares to Evacuate Ahead of Hurricane Gustav

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, August 28, 2008 (ENS) – Nearly three years to the day after Hurricane Katrina forced the evacuation of thousands of people from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, residents and emergency managers in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are preparing again to cope with another major storm heading across the Caribbean in…