Month: April 2014

Dennis Chung: The Missing Piece to Jamaica's Development

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor AS Jamaica starts the 2014/15 fiscal year with the reports that we have successfully passed all four IMF tests so far, and with a feeling of greater confidence and hope for economic and fiscal improvements, […]


St Kitts' Kittitian Hill Names General Manager For Hotel Project

Above: Kittitian Hill By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kittitian Hill project in St Kitts has named Carlos Salazar as the general manager of its Belle Mont Farm and Villas hotel, which is slated to open at the end of […]


St Maarten Tourism Minister Makes Visit to the Netherlands

Above: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs Secretary General Maarten Camps and St Maarten Tourism Minister Ted Richardson By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten Tourism Minister Ted Richardson made a working visit to the Netherlands this week. Richardson’s trip included […]


Jamaica's Government Looks to Improve Earthquake Preparedness

Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government has officially received a new “Roadmap to Seismic Safety” that is a major step on the country’s road to seismic resilience. The Caribbean is a seismically active region, a […]

Martinique Readies For "Martizik" Festival

Above: Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Martinique is set to host the “Martizik” music festival beginning next week. Martizik, which will take place from May 2 to May 4, will be hosted in the area of […]

Mount Nevis Hotel Breaks Ground on Expansion Project

Above: a rendering of the new look of the Mount Nevis Hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mount Nevis Hotel in Nevis has officially broken ground on a $60 million expansion project. The expansion will see the addition of […]


University of the Virgin Islands to Establish Medical School

Above: the University of the Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The University of the Virgin Islands has received a $30 million gift commitment that will go toward establishing a medical school on the island. The gift on behalf […]

CARICOM: More Dialogue to Come on Martinique and Guadeloupe

Above: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy’s historic visit to the CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St Vincent this year, CARICOM is continuing to explore the possibility of accepting […]

Caribbean Eats: Trinidad's Best Roti?

PORT OF SPAIN — IT IS not a science, this. Searching for the best roti in a country like Trinidad and Tobago seems an ultimately futile quest; everyone has his or her preferred place, just as there are multitudes of […]


Rum Journal: A New Recipe From Barbados' Mount Gay Rum

MOUNT GAY’s new Black Barrel rum officially launched last year, and you can count Rum Journal as a fan (for more, see here). The rum is a new angle on the traditional quality for which Mount Gay is known, and […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning in St Hilaire Point, Bequia

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jacques Thevenot, who sent in this snapshot from St Hilaire Point in Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send […]

OECS Tourism Ministers Meet in Dominica

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Data reveals that the Eastern Caribbean is increasingly struggling to compete with other emerging tourism destinations in the world. That was the finding of Virginia Paul, head of Trade Policy Unit/Officer […]


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