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7 Chefs Tell You Where (And What) to Eat in Puerto rico

April 14, 2014 | 8:25 am | 0 Comment

7 Chefs Tell You Where (And What) to Eat in Puerto rico

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel EditorSAN JUAN — If you’re in an unfamiliar destination in search of authentic cuisine, who better to ask than a chef? On a recent trip to San Juan I seized the opportunity to quiz seven kitchen wizards  – all headliners at the city’s annual oceanfront food festival, Saborea Puerto Rico  – on the places where they love more...

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Puerto Rico Governor Heads to Mainland US For Meetings

April 7, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

Puerto Rico Governor Heads to Mainland US For Meetings

Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia PadillaBy the Caribbean Journal staffPuerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla departed for the mainland United States on Sunday for a series of meetings, his office said.On Monday, Garcia will participate in the Palm Beach Strategic Forum in Florida as the keynote speaker addressing "Government Reforms and more...

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Puerto Rico Governor Appoints New Superintendent of Police

April 5, 2014 | 1:07 pm | 0 Comment

Puerto Rico Governor Appoints New Superintendent of Police

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffPuerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has appointed Colonel Jose Caldero Lopez as the island's new Superintendent of Police.Caldero has almost four decades of experience; most recently, he served as executive advisor of security for the mayor of the autonomous municipality of Caguas.Padilla more...

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Caribbean Eats: A Secret Noodle Bar in San Juan

April 2, 2014 | 12:23 pm | 0 Comment

Caribbean Eats: A Secret Noodle Bar in San Juan

Above: Wan Chai Noodle Bar at the San Juan MarriottIT'S ONE of the greatest pleasures for any foodie: finding that great out-of-the-way eatery — and sometimes in the most unexpected of places.That's definitely the case at Wan Chai, a secret Chinese restaurant in the heart of San Juan's Condado district.It's secret, well, because it's actually located inside more...

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Don Q Distillery to Ramp Up Rum Production in Puerto Rico

April 1, 2014 | 10:31 pm | 0 Comment

Don Q Distillery to Ramp Up Rum Production in Puerto Rico

Above: a bottle of Don QBy the Caribbean Journal staffDestileria Serralles, the producer famous for Puerto Rico's Don Q rum, will be expanding its rum production in Puerto Rico, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced Tuesday.The Ponce-based distillery, which produces the Don Q range along with locally-sold rums like Ron Palo Viejo and Ron Llave, will be more...

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Puerto Rico Economic Index Fell 3.8 Percent in Last Fiscal Year: Report

March 30, 2014 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

Puerto Rico Economic Index Fell 3.8 Percent in Last Fiscal Year: Report

Above: San Juan (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffPuerto Rico's economy fell by 3.8 percent in the last fiscal year, according to data from the Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico.The Government Development Bank uses a metric called the Economic Activity Index, which measures general economic activity in the country.Although the EAI is not a more...

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Sheraton Puerto Rico Names Jannette Berríos New Executive Chef

March 24, 2014 | 12:15 pm | 0 Comment

Sheraton Puerto Rico Names Jannette Berríos New Executive Chef

Above: the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and CasinoBy the Caribbean Journal staffThe Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino in San Juan has named Jannette Berríos its new executive chef, the property announced Monday.Berríos has worked across the hotel industry, with stops at the Ritz-Carlton New York, the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta and Norwegian Cruise Lines, among more...

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VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Plays to a Caribbean Rhythm in NBA Commercial

March 23, 2014 | 9:27 pm | 0 Comment

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Plays to a Caribbean Rhythm in NBA Commercial

Above: Carmelo Anthony unveiling a refurbished basketball court in Puerto RicoBy the Caribbean Journal staffNew York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony plays basketball to a Caribbean rhythm in the latest NBA commercial.The spot, "Carmelo's Ene-Be-A Rhythym," is part of the NBA's "Noche Latina" programme, which is going on throughout the month of March.It more...

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Puerto Rico, Hewlett-Packard Sign Memorandum of Understanding

March 22, 2014 | 5:33 pm | 0 Comment

Puerto Rico, Hewlett-Packard Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Above: Puerto Rico (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Puerto Rico has signed a memorandum of understanding with technology giant Hewlett-Packard on technological cooperation, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced.The memorandum establishes the framework for "cooperation between the two sides to promote the growth of the computer more...

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InterContinental San Juan Completes $22 Million Renovation

March 22, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment

InterContinental San Juan Completes $22 Million Renovation

Above: the Intercontinental San Juan Resort and CasinoBy the Caribbean Journal staffThe InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino has completed a $22.25 million renovation project, IHG announced on Thursday.The 398-room hotel, which was originally designed by noted architect Morris Lapidus, underwent a transformation that included updated guest rooms, more...

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