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How Caribbean Youth Are Turning Digital Content Into a Business

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Role-Models are Essential When you talk with Caribbean youth about the possibilities and hope that working online offers, you have to give them real-life examples to hang their dreams on and help them to […]

Forbes: Designing for Mobile Digital Content in the Caribbean

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Marriage of Social & Mobile My desktop is only for traditional work, no Facebooking, Tweeting or Instagraming. Note, though, that I do use these social networks for what I call virtual work. I know, […]

How Caribbean Media Content Is Being Disrupted By Digital

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor What is Content? The much maligned but highly useful Wikipedia defines content creation as: “the contribution of information to any media and most especially to digital media for an end-user/audience….” Today, content comes in […]

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Turks and Caicos to Accept Both Digital and Paper Vaccination Cards

The Turks and Caicos Islands recently announced that, beginning Sept. 1, the destination would require all visitors 16 years and older to show proof of vaccination.  And in an update to that protocol, the destination has announced that it will […]

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How to Escape to Jamaica Right Now — Digitally

There’s a new way to take a digital getaway to Jamaica right now, with the launch of the Jamaica Tourist Board’s new “Escape to Jamaica” program.  The new Instagram Live series will air weekly on the Jamaica Tourist Board’s channel, […]

The Caribbean’s Digital Switchover – And What It Means

What the switch means By Gerard Best CJ Contributor A shift from analog to digital television broadcast in the Caribbean could be a big boost for local content creators looking to produce and distribute original programs. Free, analog, over-the-air television […]

Digital Literacy for Caribbean Youth

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Traditional Literacy as Foundation All of us who achieve any level of digital literacy will know straight off that we could not effectively use our cell phones, tablets, lap tops, or desk tops or […]

Caribbean 2030: A Digital Revolution in Sports Coverage?

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Boys & Girls Champs The air was electric. Everyone brought their A game — not only the thousands of athletes from 238 high schools across the island but also the 70 member television production […]

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Major Internet Conference Coming to Belize

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten—Belize will host the fourth Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum, known as CarPIF, on June 6 and 7, 2018. The 2018 meeting is expected to be the largest to date, according to organizer Bevil […]

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BVI Eyes Next-Level Internet Development

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor British Virgin Islands is stepping up efforts to get the most from its internet infrastructure. On June 4, 2011, the British Virgin Islands became only the second country in English-speaking Caribbean to establish an internet […]

Netflix, Google Joining Caribbean Internet Providers for Historic Meeting

Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor If you live in the Caribbean, you don’t need to be a computer expert to know that the region’s Internet services need to improve. If your connection falters so often that […]

This is the Most Tech-Savvy Country in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is the most tech-savvy country in the Caribbean, according to a new report. The World Economic Forum has released its latest “Network Readiness Index,” which tracks the “factors, policies and institutions that enable a […]

Building Caribbean Data Journalism

By Gerard Best Op-Ed Contributor INTERNET USERS are bombarded daily with a vast world of digital content via news feeds, blogs, webcasts, live streams, image galleries, videoclips and sound bites. Access to huge information repositories is no longer restricted by […]

Bringing Animation to Grenada

Above: Grenada (CJ Graphic) By the Caribbean Journal staff Thanks to a partnership with animation company Toon Boom Animation, Grenada’s St George’s University will soon be adding a course in computer animation. The company produces digital content and animation creation […]

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Nassau, Bahamas Has a Brand-New Cruise Port 

The Caribbean’s top cruise destination has unveiled a completely reimagined destination in the heart of the Bahamian capital: after three years, the new Nassau Cruise Port is open.  The new-look port in Nassau has a sixth cruise berth, a new […]

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The Caribbean Island of Statia Is Heating Up 

The tiny Caribbean island of Statia is heating up as it sees new growth coming out of the pandemic.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten (there’s a ferry too) is starting to see tourism pick up, according […]

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The Caribbean’s Premier Film Festival Is Back in St Barth 

The Caribbean’s premier film festival is back once again on the French Caribbean island of St Barth.  The 26th edition of the St Barth Film Festival runs this week from May 3-6 in Gustavia.  Since 1996, the event has become […]

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Does Turks and Caicos Real Estate Have an Inventory Problem?

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI It’s no secret that Turks and Caicos has a real estate inventory problem. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join […]

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Antigua’s Cruise Industry Is Booming

The cruise industry in Antigua and Barbuda is booming, with surging passenger arrival numbers and a burgeoning position as one of the Caribbean’s top home-porting destinations.  This year has seen a 78.7 percent increase in cruise arrivals to Antigua and […]

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WorldHotels Eyes Caribbean Expansion

By Alexander Britell “The Caribbean is high on our list,” WorldHotels President Gregory Habeeb tells Caribbean Journal. And with a portfolio of independent hotels in 200 different destinations globally, the region is a natural fit for expansion for WorldHotels, which […]

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Hyatt Just Opened a New Regency Hotel in Mexico 

Hyatt has continued its regional expansion with a new hotel in Mexico: the new Hyatt Regency San Luis Potosi.  The new 134-room hotel is set in the city’s Las Lomas neighborhood, adjacent to the San Luis Potosi’s historic downtown.  The […]

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Learning to Love Sharks on Bimini in the Bahamas

Few species have as fearsome a reputation as sharks. But there’s far more to the story. Yes, a few shark species have a deserved reputation as ferocious hunters, but unless you’re a fish or a seal, your odds of ending […]

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Hilton Just Opened an All-Suite Hotel in Aruba 

Hilton has opened its newest Caribbean resort: the all-suite, Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The newest resort in the Eagle Beach area of the island has a total of 330 suites, the first hotel to open […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Wellness Destination

Antigua and Barbuda tourism is sizzling, and now the twin-island destination is making a renewed push into the wellness space, from plant-based eateries to wellness weeks and new spa concepts.  The wellness focus begins with the island’s Wellness Month in […]

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Caesars Sportsbook Just Expanded to Puerto Rico

Gaming giant Caesars has expanded its Sportsbook operation to the island of Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The move is the latest entry by a big-name gaming company to Puerto Rico, following last year’s expansion by Foxwoods to the […]

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How to Move to Antigua and Barbuda, Explained

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The desire by homeowners created by COVID-19 to work remotely has resulted in a real estate boom in the Caribbean and perhaps no other island is benefitting as much as Antigua and Barbuda. This story […]

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It Just Got Much Easier to Visit Bermuda

After having some of the strictest travel protocols in the hemisphere for much of the pandemic, Bermuda has removed all of its travel protocols.  Effective Nov. 14, Bermuda no longer requires its travel authorization process, its $40 fee or proof […]

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