Month: October 2013


Michael Misick to Be Extradited to Turks and Caicos Islands

Above: Former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick’s extradition was approved unanimously by Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court on Tuesday. The move ends a years-long saga over the fate of Misick, who is […]


Club Med to Expand in San Salvador As Part of Major Hotel Project

Above: the signing ceremony in San Salvador By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med is expanding its resort on the Bahamian island of San Salvador, following the signing of an agreement with the government. Club Med, the government and Sand […]


JetBlue Adding Service to Montego Bay, Punta Cana From Fort Lauderdale

Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is ramping up its Caribbean flights out of Fort Lauderdale, with new nonstop service to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the company announced Tuesday. JetBlue […]


UN: Don't Forget Hurricane Sandy's Impact on the Caribbean

Above: post-Sandy destruction in Cuba (UN Photo/Juan Pablo Carreras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Much of the northeastern United States was devastated by Hurricane Sandy last year, but the United Nations is urging the public not to forget the storm’s […]

Haiti's Sunrise Airways to Expand Service to Turks and Caicos

Above: a Sunrise Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Sunrise Airways is planning to expand its service to Turks and Caicos with an additional nonstop flight, the company announced Tuesday. Sunrise launched daily service from Cap-Haitien to Providenciales […]

Turks and Caicos Intercepts Sloop With 120 Migrants From Haiti

Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands intercepted a sloop carrying 120 migrants from Haiti early Tuesday morning, authorities said. The vessel was intercepted by TCI’s Police Marine Branch after detection by the Coastal Radar […]


Expansion Planned at Puerto Rico's Luis Muñoz Marin Airport

Above: Luis Muñoz Marin Airport in San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin Airport International Airport is expanding, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced. A new project by Brazil-based International Meal Company will build a new […]

Curacao's Kura Hulanda Hotel Closes

Above: the Kura Hulanda By Alexander Britell The Kura Hulanda Hotel in Curacao has closed its doors and been declared bankrupt, Netherlands-based Sandton Hotels announced. The Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club remains open, however. In a release, Sandton Founder […]

Ranking the Caribbean by Life Expectancy

By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing our series examining the World Bank’s data on the Caribbean, we take a look this week at data on male and female life expectancy in the Caribbean. There are a number of countries in […]


Belize Tourism Continues Strong 2013

Above: the El Secreto resort in Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s tourism sector got off to a record start at the beginning of 2013, and the trend has continued. Belize recorded 215,234 tourist arrivals from January through August, […]

Jamaica Names New Executive Director For Anti-Doping Commission

By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a disappointing summer for Jamaican athletics, the country’s Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has appointed a new executive director. Carey Anthony Brown, a business management specialist with a degree in pure and applied chemistry, will be […]

Haiti Prime Minister, Haiti Observateur Reach Settlement in Libel Suit

Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has reached a settlement agreement in his libel lawsuit against Haitian-American newspaper Haiti Observateur and journalist Leo Joseph. District Court Judge John O’Sullivan entered an […]


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