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VIDEO: Martinique’s Route des Rhums

October 14, 2013 | 6:39 am | 0 Comment

VIDEO: Martinique’s Route des Rhums

California has the Napa Valley. France has Bordeaux. The French Caribbean island of Martinique has the Route des Rhums.In what just might be the rum capital of the Caribbean, Martinique, which specializes in rhum agricole, or rum made from sugar cane juice, not molasses, has 11 distilleries across a range of terrains, including those in the shadow of Mont Pelee, the more...

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VIDEO: A Voyage to the Heart of Bimini

September 24, 2013 | 2:52 pm | 0 Comment

VIDEO: A Voyage to the Heart of Bimini

The charming island of Bimini in the Bahamas, home of turquoise water, white-sand beaches and fresh conch salad. Rich in history, from Ernest Hemingway to Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, Bimini has always captivated its visitors. Today, it's a on a new tourism path, following the launch of the new Bimini SuperFast cruise ship out of Miami, which brings the Bahamas closer to more...

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From Haiti to Miami, a Journey in Art

March 28, 2013 | 2:57 pm | 0 Comment

From Haiti to Miami, a Journey in Art

Above: Wolfgang Senatus (CJ Photo)Wolfgang Senatus, who was born in Port-au-Prince and was brought to Miami at the age of 2, has taken his brush to walls across the Little Haiti neighbourhood and Miami's Wynwood area, helping to spearhead a burgeoning public art movement.Haiti is very much on the mind of Senatus, who is also known as Wolfgang Mosaic, who has lent more...

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Nassau: Caribbean Art Destination

January 17, 2013 | 1:01 am | 0 Comment

Nassau: Caribbean Art Destination

NASSAU has long been a hub of Caribbean tourism, but it's now starting to draw for a new reason: art. As the creative sector continues to grow in the Bahamas, those who venture beyond Bay Street are starting to find a vibrant art scene. And Caribbean Journal talked to some of the Bahamians who are working to make Nassau, particularly its downtown, into the Caribbean's art more...

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Baseball, Bahamian Style

November 15, 2011 | 3:39 am | 0 Comment

Baseball, Bahamian Style

The islands of the Bahamas could be the next great source of prospects for Major League Baseball, with the country turning baseball into a potentially fruitful sport. Caribbean Journal takes a look at the growing popularity of baseball in the Bahamas, the humble roots of the modern incarnation of the sport -- and the new wave of talented Bahamians making their way across more...

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How to Define Reggae

September 11, 2011 | 8:00 pm | 1 Comments

How to Define Reggae

Above, from left: Major Daps, Ossie Dellimore, Ed Robinson, Qshan Deya (Photo: Caribbean Journal)What is reggae? It's a word that has a meaning simultaneously static and dynamic. To answer the question, Caribbean Journal talked to four major reggae artists from around the Caribbean at the Coalition to Preserve Reggae in Brooklyn, New York. We talked to Jamaica's Major more...

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Nevis: the Caribbean’s Greenest Island

July 22, 2011 | 10:33 am | 0 Comment

Nevis: the Caribbean’s Greenest Island

As part of this edition of Caribbean Journal's Country in Focus feature, we take a look at the island of Nevis, which is moving to the forefront of the Caribbean's green sector, with a drive in both eco-tourism and green energy. Nevis already has an established wind farm, along with a geothermal project with serious potential. The project, by West Indies Power, could more...

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In the Diaspora, a Beacon for Reggae

June 28, 2011 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

By Alexander BritellEvery Saturday afternoon in Miami, the world of reggae finds a home at the WDNA 88.9 FM studio, where Jamaican native Howard Duperly operates his Reggae Ride program, a musical odyssey that takes listeners from the Mento music of the 1950s to the latest music of the present day. Duperly, who is also WDNA's sales and marketing director, has turned more...

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A Conversation with Angela Brown-Burke, VP of Jamaica’s People’s National Party

May 7, 2011 | 12:09 pm | 0 Comment

Angela Brown-Burke is the vice president of Jamaica's People's National Party, along with being Councillor for the Norman Gardens Division and Minority Leader in the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation. Caribbean Journal talked to Brown-Burke about the ongoing problems of extradition in Jamaica, the dual citizenship matter and the recent World Bank report that tied more...

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Nassau’s Graycliff: A Caribbean Mecca Becomes a Luxury Empire

March 22, 2011 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

Nassau’s Graycliff: A Caribbean Mecca Becomes a Luxury Empire

On a quiet street in Old Nassau, a 17th-century manor is the home of one of the Caribbean's most vibrant entrepreneurial spirits. Owner Enrico Garzaroli has turned the former mansion of pirate John Howard Graysmith into a global brand, with the world's third-biggest wine cellar, a robust cigar factory and a new chain of airport lounges in Nassau, Nashville and, soon, West more...

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