Nov, 22, 2014 A report from Bloomberg identified a that Fitch Ratings had raised the Dominican Republic’s credit rating. Reasons provided for the increase include growth within Dominican Republic’s tourism industry, growth from its gold exports, as well as a reduction in its current account deficit as one of the the Caribbean’s largest economies.
Further details on the change in its credit rating can be found here: Dominican Today
Reports, photos and updates are presently coming in from Bernews on the impact of Hurricane Gonzalos and its hit on Bermuda.
They advise that Police have reported no loss of life and that initial reports from the hospital indicate some storm related injuries but none that were critical. Images can be viewed of the causeway, Belco beginning to repair the electrical grid as well as general storm related damage on its Facebook page.
On its Bernews Website they report that Premier Michael Dunkley has characterized the storm’s impact as “Bermuda is bruised but Unbowed”.
These updates will hopefully provide some comfort to those from away, living off island or to friends with friends in Bermuda.