Month: July 2015

Reader Photos

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Sunset in Anguilla

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader LaDonna Hurley in Knoxville ,TN, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunset at Crocus Bay in Anguilla. Did you take a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com […]


Rum Journal: Toasting a Major Caribbean Rum Birthday

A Caribbean legend that began in 1765 is celebrated its 250th birthday this week with major festivities on the French island of Martinique. Rhum Saint James, the rum consumed by so many legends (including Ernest Hemingway), is one of the world’s great […]


Cayman Airways Adds New Flight to Honduras

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added a new flight between Grand Cayman and La Ceiba in Honduras. The addition comes in response to an increased demand for summer travel between the destinations, according to a […]


Bahamas Gets $20 Million IDB Loan for Crime Fighting Efforts

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to aid in reducing crime and violence in The Bahamas. The loan will be particularly targeting at-risk youths and improving the institutional functions of […]

One Woman’s Plan to Improve Care at a Jamaican Hospital

By the Caribbean Journal staff Too many physicians and staff in Jamaica are operating without proper medical equipment, protective apparel or even the basic necessity of hospital bed linens. Just a few weeks ago, the President of the Jamaica Medical […]

In Grand Bahama, The Spirit of Goombay

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Goombay Summer Festival kicked off in Grand Bahama at the beginning of this month, and will continue for the next month. Bahamas Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu officially launched the festival and invited […]


Turks and Caicos Islands Adopts Green Energy Roadmap

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Turks and Caicos Islands has joined several other territories in adopting a Sustainable Energy Roadmap at the recent inaugural Summit of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT). The OCT Roadmap addresses key strategies and […]

United Airlines Adds New Caribbean Routes

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor United Airlines is the latest major carrier to continue its Caribbean expansion. The carrier announced Thursday that it would begin offering new nonstop services to Grand Cayman out of both Chicago and Washington DC during […]

Peter Island Has a New GM

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Peter Island Resort and Spa has appointed Scott Hart as its new General Manager. Hart joins the private island resort in the British Virgin Islands with extensive experience in the hotel and restaurants industries, including his most […]


Pushing the Caribbean Tourism Envelope

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is meeting this week to discuss methods of remaining competitive in the global tourism industry. This year’s theme of “OECS Economic Union: Pushing the Tourism Envelope” will engage […]

Auberge Resorts Expands to Costa Rica

Above: the Hacienda AltaGracia in Costa Rica By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Luxury hotel brand Auberge Resorts Collection has announced plans to manage Hacienda AltaGracia, a newly-opened resort in the lush mountains of Costa Rica, beginning this month. The resort, […]

Suzuki Expanding in Puerto Rico

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Suzuki del Caribe is establishing Puerto Rico as its link for distribution of marine motors in the region. Operations will be conducted out of the Suzuki Foreign Trade Zone in Sabana Gardens Industrial Park in […]


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