On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean.
Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods.
Almost 22,000 people died across the West Indies in islands including Barbados, Martinique, St Lucia, St Eustatius then northern islands like Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.
© Caribbean Journal
After Labor Day Is The Best Time to Book Your Vacation in Turks and Caicos
Labor Day typically marks the end a busy summer. Many families like to spend summers going to the beach, playing sports, going camping or just having fun. The challenge is that sometimes we need to decompress and just relax from our vacation. And fall is the perfect time to do it.