Article Photos: Caribbean cruises leave wave of bitter merchants 3/4

  In this Oct. 2, 2012 photo, tourists walk through a parking lot in front of a pier where a cruise ship is docked in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Trade groups say the flourishing cruise ship industry injects about $2 billion a year into the economies of the Caribbean, the worldâs No. 1 cruise destination, but critics complain that it produces relatively little local revenue because so many passengers dine, shop and purchase heavily marked-up shore excursions on the boats or splurge at international chain shops on the piers. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)