Year: 2013


Caribbean Journal's Entrepreneur of the Year 2013: Warren Cassell, Jr

Above; Warren Cassell, Jr AS THE GLOBAL economy gets tougher and tougher, the Caribbean will have to work that much harder to develop and train its entrepreneurs. In order to compete, the Caribbean will have to make sure that its […]


Frontier Airlines Begins Nonstop Service From Denver to Montego Bay

Above: Frontier Airlines planes By the Caribbean Journal staff US-based Frontier Airlines has officially launched nonstop service from Denver to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The seasonal service will operate once every Sunday during the winter tourist season. The new flights are […]


From Martinique to Trinidad, Caribbean Mobilizes Aid For Flood-Impacted Islands

Above: gathering supplies in Martinique (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff As St Lucia, St Vincent and Dominica work to recover from last week’s devastating floods, their neighbours around the Caribbean are mobilizing support. Martinique began large-scale collection […]


Puerto Rico Convention Center Unveils New Solar Energy Array

Above: the Puerto Rico Convention Center By the Caribbean Journal staff The Puerto Rico Convention Center has unveiled a new solar energy array that is one of the largest green initiatives of its kind on the island. The project, which […]

Caribbean Style: Diane von Furstenberg Visits Guadeloupe

Above: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Guadeloupe photo (Photo: Diane Von Furstenberg) Is Guadeloupe the new St Barth? That may be premature (although a report Sunday questioned the continued “exclusivity” of the Caribbean’s capital of chic) , but the French Caribbean archipelago […]

Haiti Graduates 1,000 New Police Officers

Above: the graduation ceremony (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has 1,058 new police officers in the country, following the latest graduation ceremony this week at the Haitian National Police’s Police Academy. The new promotion is the […]


Caribbean Room With a View: Your Own Private Tower in Grenada

Above: the True Blue Bay Resort Ah Grenada, the Spice Isle. Nutmeg, azure seas, friendly hospitality. Where better to enjoy the surroundings than at one the True Blue Bay Resort’s Tower Suites? There are a total of three Tower Suites […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Sand in St Maarten

This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Debby Lind-Steyn, who took this snapshot at Simpson Bay Beach in St Maarten. Do you have a great Caribbean photo? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with “Caribbean Photo of the Week” in the […]

Rum Journal: At St Barth's Le Toiny, A Taste of Old Havana

Above: Le Toiny in St Barth You probably know of Le Toiny in St Barth, one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive hotels. You may know of its rooms, or its service — or its food (indeed, CJ recently named Le […]


Trinidad Continues Oil Spill Probe

Above: Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine By the Caribbean Journal staff The probe into the source of this week’s oil spills in Trinidad is continuing, according to the Ministry of Energy Affairs. The Ministry said Friday that it had received […]

Can Jamaica Control Its Crime Problem?

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor The murder of 19-year-old Franciena Johnson and her cousin Nadia Fearon) on Christmas Eve was a terrible development for Jamaican tourism and the perception of Jamaican stability held by the Jamaican Diaspora. Franciena was a […]

Air Antilles Express Begins Service From Guadeloupe to Antigua

Above: an Air Antilles Express plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Antilles Express has begun its new bi-weekly service between Guadeloupe and Antigua. The service will operate every Monday and Thursday out of Pointe-a-Pitre. The 20-minute flight departs Guadeloupe […]


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