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Puerto Rico’s Place on ‘Hurricane Highway’ Key to Economic Growth

Hurricane Fiona assaulted Puerto Rico just a month after the Bluetide Caribbean Summit, where a speaker suggested the jurisdiction’s place on the “hurricane highway” argues for an opportunistic focus on resilient economic development. Juan Bauzá, an economic development representative of the U.S. Department of Commerce with deep ties to Puerto Rico, noted that the blue economy is $2.7 trillion annually and that the U.S. territory could become a key player. “If we're able to insert Puerto Rico early on in this decade of the oceans, we can basically start leading and exporting knowledge services.” The Summit assembled investors, business, nonprofit,…
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Devin is a bestselling author who calls himself a champion of social good. He travels extensively as a volunteer doing service, as a new-media journalist finding heroes and as a speaker sharing what he’s learned. As a Forbes Contributor, he covered social entrepreneurship and impact investing, reaching an audience of ... Read more
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