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Antigua, Cyprus Deepening Ties

November 27, 2014 | 2:13 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Cyrpus By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Cyprus are deepening their cooperation. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has pledged his country's intentions to "forge closer ties" with the twin-island state, with plans to appoint an Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda recently appointed an Ambassador to Cyrpus, Dr more...

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Filmmaker Oliver Stone Meets With Dominican Republic President

November 27, 2014 | 1:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Oliver Stone and Dominican President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff American filmmaker Oliver Stone visited with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina on Thursday morning in Santo Domingo. The multiple-Academy Award-winning filmmaker discussed potential film projects in the country and ongoing educational initiatives. Stone stressed more...

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St Lucia, Argentina Talk Tourism

November 27, 2014 | 1:07 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Argentina's Ministry of Tourism is visiting St Lucia this week. The delegation, which is visiting for the second straight year, is offering training and coursework for individuals in the maritime sector and other niche tourism areas. The group is also meeting with St Lucia Tourism more...

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What Are the Best Hotels in Haiti?

November 26, 2014 | 6:29 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a room at the Royal Oasis in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Last year, Haiti's Tourism Ministry announced it would be introducing a new way of classifying its hotels. Instead of using the traditional "star" rating system, the Ministry announced that it would be using the country's national flower (and face of its tourism logo), the more...

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A New North-South Road in St Lucia?

November 26, 2014 | 6:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is St Lucia closer to having a new north-south route on the island? The government is launching a feasibility study to determine the possibility of constructing a new route to link the north and south of the island, it announced this week. It's not the first time the idea has been broached, more...

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Caribbean Plate: Cayman-Style Bouillabaisse

November 26, 2014 | 5:33 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor These chilly temps call for hot and filling dishes, and Grand Cayman’s Marriott Beach Resort delivers with this recipe for a hearty seafood stew. Teeming with tropical flavors, it’s a bowl of Caribbean comfort food that will see you through until your next island escape – or at least until your next more...

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A Jamaican Patty Pilgrimage in Miami

November 26, 2014 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Twenty-five minutes’ wait for a patty? You’ve got to be kidding me! I’ve driven 20 miles from home out to the hinterlands of Kendall, where I’ve heard from reliable sources that Sonia’s Patties bakes the best Jamaican patties in Miami. And that now I’ve navigated the traffic more...

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A Reggae Woodstock?

November 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Jamaican Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism Damion Crawford By the Caribbean Journal staff Woodstock in the Caribbean? That's the idea being discussed by Jamaican Minister of State Damion Crawford, who said Jamaica could soon be hosting its own version of the landmark New York music festival. The plan would be to stage a "reggae" more...

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St Kitts to Build Two More Solar Farms

November 25, 2014 | 6:20 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis is planning to build two more solar farms, according to Cartwright Farrell, CEO of the St Kitts Electricity Corporation. The two would follow the country's existing solar farm, which is located at Robert L Bradshaw International Airport and produces 750 kilowatts of energy. The next more...

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Major Partner for Baha Mar Golf Course

November 24, 2014 | 11:58 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the soon-to-open course in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world's leading golf course brands is coming to the Bahamas. The PGA Tour's TPC Network has partnered with Baha Mar to announce TPC at Baha Mar, TPC's first golf course in the Caribbean. When it opens in the spring of 2015, the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course will be the more...

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