The Most Popular Stories of 2012

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 31, 2012

It was another active year in the Caribbean, from the arrests of one former Premier and another sitting Premier; a wave of new hotel activity; a series of downgrades of government debt and several high-profile elections. But what were Caribbean Journal readers’ favourite stories this year? Check out the list below.

1. Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin on Remaking Haiti’s Brand

2. Catching Up With Jamaica’s Usain Bolt

3. Opposition PLP Wins Bahamas Election; Ruling FNM Concedes

4. Michael Misick Arrested in Brazil; UK Seeks Former TCI Premier’s Extradition

5. Trinidad and Tobago is the Fifth-Happiest Country in the World: Survey

6. Haiti’s Royal Oasis Hotel Opens in Petion-Ville

7. Largest Caribbean Oil Refinery Closes

8. Sandals Coming to Grenada Following Purchase of La Source Resort

9. Kirani James Wins Gold in Men’s 400M; Grenada’s First-Ever Medal

10. Sea Turtles: A Special Kind of Tourist at the Four Seasons Nevis


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