Month: July 2015


Caribbean Villa With a View: Jamaica’s Cocosan

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Australian-American actor Errol Flynn described the 1,000 acre San San Estate as “more beautiful than any woman [he’d] ever seen.” This is the setting of Cocosan, the newest addition to The Geejam Collection’s private villa […]


US, Cuba Officially Restore Diplomatic Relations, Reopen Embassies

New embassies in Washington and Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff In a historic moment for the region, the United States and Cuba reopened their respective embassies in Washington and Havana on Monday morning, officially restoring diplomatic relations. American and […]


Caribbean “Climate Justice”

St Lucia leading the way with new initiative By the Caribbean Journal staff Is this a new way to frame the Caribbean’s existential climate fight? St Lucia is launching a new regional initiative aimed at addressing the Caribbean’s concerns on […]


Is This the Caribbean’s Next Big Luxury Real Estate Market?

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Is Puerto Rico the Caribbean’s next big luxury real estate market? A study by Christie’s International Real Estate has identified Puerto Rico as one of the world’s top emerging luxury real estate markets. The country’s […]

JetBlue to Launch Daily Fort Lauderdale-Turks and Caicos Flights

South Florida-TCI flights could get a whole lot more affordable By Alexander Britell MIAMI — JetBlue is launching a major new route from Fort Lauderdale. The company has announced plans to operate daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Providenciales […]

The Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Resort Is Now Open

Ocho Rios resort makes summer debut By the Caribbean Journal staff The much-anticipated Moon Palace Jamaica Grande has debuted with a soft opening. The all-inclusive property opened its doors last week, with an official announcement on the hotel’s Facebook page. […]


Caribbean Home: How to Buy Your Own Private Island in the Abacos

Our latest Private Island report heads to the Abacos chain of the Bahamas, home to a 220-acre island called Cave Cay. This North Abaco private island has white sand beaches, lagoons and two natural harbours. It’s listed with HG Christie […]

A New Small Hotel in Haiti

Haiti’s hotel product continues to grow By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel has opened its doors in Haiti. The Hotel L’Ermitage de Pandiassou, a boutique property near the area of Hinche, is now officially open. The property includes 28 […]

St Kitts’ New Security Plan

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Timothy Harris shared the details of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force’s six-point security plan with residents this week. The multi-faceted approach stresses crime prevention, intelligence-led policing, […]


Jamaica's $236 Million Green Energy Transformation

The island goes green By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is going green in a big way, according to Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell. Indeed, there are a number of green energy projects either underway or set to launch on the […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Flamingos in Aruba

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kevin Nebola, who sent in this great shot of flamingos on the beach in Aruba. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com […]

Why This is the Most Important Church in the Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It has neither roof nor doors. No stained glass windows nor polished pews. And it’s been many years since a congregation has worshipped here. Yet Nevis’ Cottle Church is possibly the most significant Christian […]


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