Pollution and Weather Take Toll on Historic Jewish Cemetery in Caribbean

Salt, wind and acrid smoke from nearby oil refinery have irreversibly blemished the 17th-century Beth Haim cemetery in Curacao, one of the oldest Jewish burial sites in the Western Hemisphere

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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Headstones are pockmarked, their inscriptions faded. Stone slabs that have covered tombs for centuries are crumbling. White marble has...