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John Londono Houston
From a purely epistemological perspective, giving the nature of our science, Pindell’s theory about the Caribbean sums up to an elegant and complicated model that represents only a single alternative, and is consistent with a series of observations in the northern part of the Caribbean, especially from Hispaniola to the Lesser Antilles and Venezuela. However, this single model
Keith James Covarrubias, Spain
Jim Pindell (“Origin of the Caribbean? Look Toward the Pacific,” July EXPLORER) fails to acknowledge literature that contests the Pacific origin of the Caribbean, including the contents of a book (GSL Special Publication 328) that lists him as co-editor.
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