Month: November 2014

Rum Journal: A Hot Rum Punch Recipe For Thanksgiving

 For CJ readers who aren’t in the Caribbean right now, we sympathize. And we have some help for you. Phil Greene, the author of To Have and Have Another, an Ernest Hemingway cocktail companion, has offered the recipe for what …

What Are the Best Hotels in Haiti?

 Above: a room at the Royal Oasis in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Last year, Haiti’s Tourism Ministry announced it would be introducing a new way of classifying its hotels. Instead of using the traditional “star” rating system, the …

A New North-South Road in St Lucia?

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is St Lucia closer to having a new north-south route on the island? The government is launching a feasibility study to determine the possibility of constructing a new route to …

LATEST NEWS

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor These chilly temps call for hot and filling dishes, and Grand Cayman’s Marriott Beach Resort delivers with this recipe for a hearty seafood stew. Teeming with tropical flavors, it’s a bowl of Caribbean comfort food …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Twenty-five minutes’ wait for a patty? You’ve got to be kidding me! I’ve driven 20 miles from home out to the hinterlands of Kendall, where I’ve heard from reliable sources that Sonia’s Patties …

 It’s time to get away. If you’re not in the Caribbean, it’s getting cold. Probably too cold. So instead of a White Christmas, try a White-Sand Christmas this year with our picks for the best holiday getaways in the Caribbean. …

 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Work is now underway at an $89 million university project in Trinidad. The project is the Esmond Ramesar Open Campus Centre in the area of Chaguanas, with the first …

 Above: Jamaican Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism Damion Crawford By the Caribbean Journal staff Woodstock in the Caribbean? That’s the idea being discussed by Jamaican Minister of State Damion Crawford, who said Jamaica could soon be hosting …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis is planning to build two more solar farms, according to Cartwright Farrell, CEO of the St Kitts Electricity Corporation. The two would follow the country’s existing …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Miami isn’t just CJ’s hometown. It’s also the gateway to the Caribbean, so we don’t have to go far for a little island flavor when we need it. Today’s cocktail recipe comes right from our …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Procrastinators rejoice! If you still haven’t decided on your Thanksgiving menu or even bought your bird, we’ve got this last-minute suggestion for you from San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Condado Plaza Hilton. It features turkey …

 By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — Could the Caribbean lead a transformation of the air travel industry? Perhaps Jamaica can. Airlines, airport authorities, immigration and customs can all learn valuable lessons from Jamaica and Montego Bay’s Club Mobay. On a recent trip …

 Above: the soon-to-open course in Nassau By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s leading golf course brands is coming to the Bahamas. The PGA Tour’s TPC Network has partnered with Baha Mar to announce TPC at Baha Mar, …

 Above: Parliament in Belmopan, Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Joseph Mahmud, member of Belize’s House of Representatives for the Cayo North constituency, has tendered his resignation. The news was announced by Belize’s government on Monday afternoon. Mahmud, a member …

 With the Thanksgiving holiday on the horizon, our thoughts turn to winter and the procurement of a bird worthy of gracing our holiday table for the big feast. We begin scouting cookbooks and food magazines for new twists on traditional …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and South Africa are planning to deepen their collaboration in the areas of science and technology. The two sides first signed an agreement on scientific and technological cooperation last year, …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor With its theme of “Caribbean Psychology: Unmasking the Past and Claiming Our Future”, the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) in partnership with Suriname Association of Psychologists and Special Educators (SVPO) hosted close to 300 …

 Above: Water Island By the Caribbean Journal staff A long-dormant Caribbean island is getting a major development boost. US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has approved a lease agreement for the Water Island Development Company for the redevelopment of …