In recent years, there has been perhaps no better advocate for the Caribbean’s natural environment than one of its most famous residents: Sir Richard Branson. And while Branson’s biggest advocacy has come in favor of the green energy movement in …

 In St Lucia, it’s all about the mango this summer. Two of St. Lucia’s top luxury resorts, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain, are celebrating the mango throughout the months of June and July. Guests can partake in a variety of …

 In a game-changing development for the wider Caribbean Basin, the expanded Panama Canal has been officially inaugurated. The first commercial transit of a so-called “Neopanamax” vessel occurred through the expanded canal on Sunday, with a crowd of more than 25,000 …

 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has called for Caribbean countries to boost efforts to prepare for increased drought in the region. In a report entitled Drought Characteristics and Management in the Caribbean, the FAO noted that the region …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Development Bank is funding a major new project that will expand or rehabilitate six schools across Grenada. The Grenada Education Enhancement Project launched last week in St George’s. “If we truly believe that every …

 Canadian air carrier WestJet is continuing to see its traffic surge, according to the company’s latest traffic results. The company reported 1.931 billion revenue passenger miles in May 2016, up 14.4 percent compared to the same period in 2015. That …

 St Barth may be small, but it’s got a disproportionately high number of beautiful beaches, from wave-crashing Atlantic strands to classic Caribbean powder-white shores. But for a exotic, marvelous beach, look no further than Anse de Grand Saline. It’s named after …

 Let’s just say it: the white rums of the French Caribbean just taste better than their counterparts in the rest of the region. White rhums agricoles have the complexity, flavor, character and smoothness you simply won’t find in the vast majority …

 A new photographic look at Dominica By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you can’t get to Dominica this summer, why not bring the Nature Island to you? Local photographer Yuri Jones is making it easy with his new coffee table …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pamela Northcote, who sent in this lovely shot of sunrise from Heron’s Retreat Villa on Thompson’s Cove Beach in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Have you taken a  great photo in the …

 The Landings St. Lucia resort has announced its ‘Christmas in July’ package, offering 40 percent off all room rates for stays between December 17 and 25, 2016. The the package also includes a free guide to Pigeon Island National Park, …

 A major new luxury all-inclusive resort is coming to Jamaica this year. Royalton Luxury Resorts’ newest property on the island, Royalton Blue Waters, is slated to debut on the shores of White Bay near Montego Bay in November. The 228-room …

 Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially launched its newest flights to Grand Bahama. The first nonstop flight from Orlando to Freeport arrived this week on one of the new ATR aircraft purchased by Bahamasair last November. The service will be …

 St Maarten-based Caribbean air carrier is expanding its fleet for the summer season, the company announced. Winair has announced the addition of an additional DHC-6 300 aircraft for the summer. In a statement, the company said the aircraft would allow …

 The government of Jamaica is leading a push to reform the institutional structures relating to housing and to implement upgraded legislation for the operation and development of the real estate sector. During his keynote presentation at the Jamaica Mortgage Bank’s …