Month: July 2015


In Dominica, New Hope for the Mountain Chicken

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s hope for the Mountain Chicken. Numbers of the endangered Mountain Chicken frog that calls Dominica home are slowly recovering, according to the island’s government. Amphibian Technician in Dominica’s Forestry Division, Machel Sulton says the […]


A Hollywood Legend Visits Cuba

By Cuba Journal Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola visited Cuba this week at the invitation of the International School of Cinema and Television in San Antonio de los Baños. Coppola, whose portfolio includes the Godfather films and Apocalypse Now, among others, […]


San Juan Beach Hotel Closes

By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico has closed its doors. The 96-room property is located in the Condado district of San Juan. The hotel is part of the portfolio of parent company San […]


Fighting Climate Change in Carriacou

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) has launched a climate change project in the boat-building community of Windward, Carriacou in Grenada. The government of Grenada and The Nature Conservancy have joined the UNEP in leadership […]

Scrub Island Planning $12.5 Million in Capital Improvements

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island Resort has partnered with Waypoint Real Estate Consulting in an effort to increase awareness of real estate offerings and stimulate villa development around the island. The new partnership with […]

The Caribbean’s Culinary Capital

By Alexander Britell What is the culinary capital of the Caribbean? Where is the Mecca of Caribbean food, the singular place that draws foodies and gourmands and adventurers? Where is the epicentre of great Caribbean chefs and great cooking? There […]


David Feherty Named Golf Ambassador at This Caribbean Club

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the best-known names in golf has come to the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Provo Golf Club in Turks and Caicos has appointed David Feherty, renowned CBS Sports and Golf Channel commentator, as […]

BVI Eyes “Substantial Completion” of New Cruise Pier By Oct. 31

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The British Virgin Island Ports Authority says it expects “substantial completion” in its Cruise Pier Development Project by Oct. 31. The company announced the date in a release this week, citing cooperation and support from […]

A Recipe for a Hemingway Daiquiri

The Hemingway Daiquiri – a twist on the classic cocktail of rum, lime juice and sugar – is the subject of some debate among the drink’s enthusiasts. The recipe commonly associated with the order of the “Hemingway Daiquiri” is actually that […]


The Caribbean’s New Sargassum Fight

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is working with its member 32 member National Hotel and Tourism Associations to educate hotels, government officials and stakeholders on mitigating the negative effects of high quantities of […]

Norwegian Adds A La Carte

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line will begin offering à la carte specialty dining at its signature restaurants, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a variety of tastes and gourmet dishes, as well as flexibility in choosing how […]

American Airlines Launching New Routes Across the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its Caribbean network. The carrier announced plans to add eight new routes to Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America later this year. The new flights include Charlotte-Curacao; Charlotte-Puerto Plata; Dallas-Punta […]


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