July 27- Puerto Rico may sport palm trees, pristine beaches and glorious weather but its tourism industry is losing out to rival Caribbean islands- and that is holding the U.S. territory back at a time when its deeply troubled economy most needs a fillip. Rick Newman, who owns and operates the Verdanza Hotel in the popular beachside tourist strip of Isla Verde, says...» Read More
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