St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua Shaken By 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake

August 15, 2014 | 11:06 pm | 0 Comment


Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff An earthquake struck the northeastern Caribbean on Friday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake struck at around 9:56 PM local time about 44 kilometres west of Codrington, Barbuda, about 69 kilometres northeast of Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis more...

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Five Ways to Enjoy Nevis By Night

August 5, 2014 | 3:52 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor NEVIS — This is a small island (only 36 square miles), but it’s big on things to do. Spend your days basking on its golden sands; hiking Mount Nevis; biking its challenging trails; or exploring the diminutive capital of Charlestown. But when the sun goes down, the action really heats up. Here are our picks for five nights more...

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VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

July 30, 2014 | 1:56 am | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their signature libation, and it would have been rude to refuse them, no? While they were all amazingly good (and amazingly strong), the version more...

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IMF: “Substantial Strides Have Been Made” in St Kitts and Nevis

July 15, 2014 | 2:36 pm | 0 Comment


Above: downtown Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has made "substantial strides" sing its home-grown economic programme, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF recently concluded its ninth and final review of the country's economic performance under a programme supported by a 36-month Stand By more...

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St Kitts’ Kittitian Hill Opens Great House, Restaurant and Bar

July 15, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: the new Great House at Kittitian Hill's Belle Mont Farm By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts' Kittitian Hill development has officially opened the Great House of its Belle Mont Farm hotel, which is set to debut in December. The project also opened its new The Kitchen restaurant and The Mill bar, along with an employee-training programme that includes a more...

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New President at CheapCaribbean

July 15, 2014 | 5:59 am | 0 Comment


By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group's CheapCaribbean travel company has named Steve Dumaine its new president, the company announced in a release. Dumaine succeeds Flo Lugli, who had served as the company's interim president since March following the departure of its previous president. He had most recently served as chief strategy and technology more...

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St Kitts’ Hotel Development Boom

July 9, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: construction at the Kittitian Hill project in St Kitts (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — This may be a relatively small island, but it seems hard to go anywhere here without seeing a new hotel or condominium project popping up. That's because the Caribbean's smallest sovereign country is undergoing a hotel development boom. Indeed, the more...

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Delegation From New Zealand Visits St Kitts and Nevis

July 7, 2014 | 5:51 am | 0 Comment


Above: Basseterre, St Kitts (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from the government of New Zealand began a five-day visit to St Kitts and Nevis this weekend. The delegation was led by Sir Donald Charles "Don" McKinnon, a special envoy of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key. McKinnon has previously served as the country's more...

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Tessanne Chin Comes Full Circle in St Kitts

June 29, 2014 | 1:35 am | 0 Comment


Above: Tessanne Chin at the St Kitts Music Festival (photos by CJ) By Alexander Brtiell BASSETERRE – It was a year ago that Tessanne Chin was slated to perform here at what was the 17th annual St Kitts Music Festival. But at the last minute, Chin was let out of her contract by organizers, for a very good reason: she was launching an international career on more...

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Caribbean Style: In St Kitts, the Art of Arrival (And Departure)

June 28, 2014 | 9:50 pm | 0 Comment


YOU GET picked up in a Mercedes-Benz right on the tarmac, and that's just the beginning. This is the Caribbean's newest airport lounge, YU Lounge, at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport in St Kitts, and it's immediately one of the region's best. The lounge, which opened last month, has both an arrival and departure wing. Here's the kicker: it also has more...

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