St. Vincent warns of volcanic eruption, orders evacuations

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Thursday they believe an active volcano is in danger of erupting and have ordered mandatory evacuations. The island’s emergency management office switched the alert level to red as officials began to evacuate people who live near La Soufriere volcano to … Read more

Irishman who can’t come home for mother’s funeral questions ‘arbitrary’ decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list

AN IRISH CITIZEN living in Puerto Rico has questioned why the country has been added to the ‘category 2′ list of places from which people arriving in Ireland must quarantine in a hotel. Questions have been raised in recent weeks as to why the US and certain EU countries are not on the list, despite … Read more