Month: March 2014

Caribbean Photo of the Week: St James's Club in Antigua

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Quaartarone, who sent in this snapshot from the St James’s Club resort in Antigua. Do you have a great Caribbean photo? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with “CPOTW” […]


Sheraton Debuts in Santo Domingo

Above: the Sheraton Santo Domingo By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Sheraton brand has officially returned to Santo Domingo. Starwood Hotels and Resorts this week announced the debut of the new Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel at the former Melia […]


Vietnam Prime Minister Visits Haiti

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung By the Caribbean Journal staff Vietnam President Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Haiti on Friday for an official visit to the Caribbean country. The Vietnamese leader was received […]

Jamaica's Path to Prosperity

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor Jamaica’s January fiscal numbers reveal a concern that many of us expressed at the start of the International Monetary Fund agreement: that achieving the primary surplus target is going to be very challenging. The numbers […]

5.2M Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake shook the western coast of Nicaragua on Friday morning, according to the United States Geoloigical Survey. The quake’s epicentre was around […]

VIDEO: 8 Experts Give Their Take on Dominican Republic Tourism

This week was the Dominican Republic’s leading tourism conference, DATE, which saw officials and tourism industry stakeholders from across the country gather in Punta Cana. To learn more about the state of Dominican tourism, Caribbean Journal caught up with eight […]


Grenada Opens Fixed Base Operator Facility at Maurice Bishop Airport

Above: Maurice Bishop International Airport in Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grenada Airports Authority has officially opened the first fixed-base operator facility at the country’s Maurice Bishop International Airport. The facility, which will cater to business general aviation […]

OAS Electoral Mission Visits Panama Ahead of May Elections

Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff An Electoral Observation Mission from the Organization of American States arrived in Panama this week for a visit ahead of the country’s planned general elections on May 4. The purpose of the […]

Michael Edghill: Challenging the Caribbean Crime Narrative

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor OFTEN, once the narrative has been established, people simply view all events through the lens of that narrative. Anything to the contrary is then viewed simply an aberration because actually contradicting the established narrative […]


Saudi Arabian Investment Delegation Visits Trinidad and Tobago

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff An investment delegation from Saudi Arabia is visiting Trinidad and Tobago. The delegation, which was led by Dr Fahad Al Dawood, began its trip on Monday. On Wednesday, the […]

Dominican Republic Sees Strong Growth in US Visitors

Above: Radames Martinez-Aponte, the Dominican Republic’s vice minister for tourism (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Dominican Republic saw 10 percent growth in visitors from the United States last year, according to Radames Martinez-Aponte, the country’s vice […]

The Caribbean's Best Destinations For Foodies - 2014

The foodie revolution is upon us. And it means more and more travelers are planning their trips around a single purpose: culinary exploration. Thankfully, the Caribbean is one of the great food destinations in the world, with dozens of destinations […]


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