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Dominican Republic Concludes Feasibility Studies on Santo Domingo-Cibao Train

Above: Engineer Diandino Peña By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Dominican Republic has completed technical and economic feasibility studies of a proposed rail link between the capital Santo Domingo and the northern Cibao region. The announcement was […]

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A Dubai-Jamaica Flight on Emirates?

The Caribbean has been courting tourism from the United Arab Emirates for years — including a big push at Expo Dubai this year.  And now one Caribbean Tourism Minister wants to actually make a UAE-Caribbean air route a reality.  Jamaica Tourism […]

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Cancun Pushes Pack Boat Show to December

The Cancun International Boat Show has been postponed to December, organizers announced this week. The show had initially been scheduled for July. The show will now be held from Dec. 3-5, Caribbean Journal has learned. “We have made the difficult […]

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How to Build a Hotel in the Caribbean

By Timothy Peck, Chairman of OBMI This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great features, including our biweekly newsletter. Subscribe to Read […]

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New $2 Billion Resort Project Launches in the Caribbean

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI A new resort project in Grenada, which represents a roughly $2 billion hotel investment, has launched construction, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. In a recent interview with Cathyann Alexander-Pierre, senior specialist for the […]

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A Bigger Cruise Pier in St Croix?

By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise passenger visits to the island of St Croix. The plan would be to modify the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted […]

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Has Coffee Plans

Will the Caribbean soon be home to a new coffee production hub? St. Vincent and the Grenadines is set to see significant progress in the development of a modern coffee industry next year, according to Agriculture Minister Saboto Caesar. Caesar […]

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The Bahamas’ Major Airport Overhaul

The Bahamas has embarked on a major country-wide overhaul of its airports. The first phase of the program involves infrastructural projects geared toward increased capacity at thirteen of the country’s airports. “Over the last four years we have undertook a […]

A Push for Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Caribbean has some of the world’s highest energy costs, and that means the need for new sources. High on the list right now in the region is geothermal energy, something that is a major […]

How St Kitts is Planning to Go Greener

Two new areas By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts is looking to go greener, and the country has two new areas of interest: wind and waste-to-energy. St Kitts Minister of Public Infrastructure Ian Liburd said officials have had discussions […]

St Kitts Eyes Geothermal Energy

Another green push? By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is strengthening is geothermal energy initiatives as part of its effort to expand renewable energy sources, the government said this week. St Kitts and Nevis Minister of Energy […]

Could the “Singapore Experience” Have Happened in Trinidad?

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Paul Hay CJ Contributor Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, died on 23 March 2015; and on 29 March 2015, the Straits Times published an article titled “The Singapore That Lee Kuan […]

Major Road Project in Jamaica Allocated $28.9 Million in Funding

Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major road project in Jamaica is getting a big boost. Jamaica’s “Major Infrastructure Development Programme” has received a budget allocation of $28.9 million USD in the country’s most recent proposed […]

This Is the Latest Caribbean Island to Consider Economic Citizenship

Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is continuing to consider the possibility of implementing an economic citizenship programme, an idea broached last year. A task force set up last August recently completed a report on […]

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 […]

Medical Tourism in the Caribbean

By Paul Hay CJ Contributor The fifth “Global Ministerial Summit” was held in Washington, DC on Sept. 21. Ministers of health, tourism and economic development, trade commissioners, and health attachés from 25 nations gathered to discuss medical tourism challenges and […]

Tobago Eyes Landfill-Free Future

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago says it is looking to become the first Caribbean territory without a landfill site. The island’s House of Assembly has signed a contract with Canada-based Fourth State Energy to undertake […]

A Venture Capital Fund in Dominica?

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Invest Dominica Authority is exploring the possibility of establishing a national venture capital fund in the country. The IDA’s proposed project would augment the government’s current structural reform programme. The […]

Op-Ed: Is It Time For Regional Ferry Service in the Caribbean?

By George Nicholson and Nayaatha Taitt Op-Ed Contributors One race (de Caribbean man) From de same place (de Caribbean man) Dat make de same trip (de Caribbean man) On de same ship (de Caribbean man) So we must push one […]

Jamaica, China Sign Framework Agreement For Transshipment Hub

Above: the signing ceremony (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Jamaica has signed a framework agreement with the state-owned China Harbour Engineering Company to develop a transshipment hub in the Portland Bight area. The selection of […]

A Bio-Energy Future in Guyana?

Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Could bio-energy be a major way forward for energy production in Guyana? The country’s government has officially opened a bioethanol demonstration plant in Albion, and says there is potential for a bio-energy production […]

Jamaica, China Sign Four Agreements

Above: PM Portia Simpson Miller in China By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and China have signed four agreements totaling “millions of dollars,” Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller announced this week. Simpson Miller is on an official visit to China […]

Montserrat Proposing Submarine Fibre Optic Cable Project

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is now soliciting expressions of interest for a proposed Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Project. The project would reinstall a cable which was lost after the devastating volcanic eruptions on the island in […]

Haiti’s Michel Martelly Proposes Holding US-CARICOM Summit

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — CARICOM Heads of Government have endorsed a proposal by Haiti President and CARICOM Chairman Michel Martelly to work toward holding a US-CARICOM Summit within the next 12 months. […]

Haiti: IDB Approves Loan for New Manufacturing Company in Port-au-Prince

Above: an atelier By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a loan of up to $1 million to support a new manufacturing company in Haiti. The firm, Industrial Revolution II LP (IRII), will be able to […]

Branding Haiti’s Jacmel

Above: Jacmel By the Caribbean Journal staff In June, Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin unveiled a new logo for Haiti, featuring a hibiscus, the country’s national flower, and a sun. That was the beginning of what Haiti hopes is a […]

Grenada and Japan Hold Talks on Renewable Energy, Environment

Above: Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas and Japanese Ambassador to Grenada Yoshimasa Tezuka (Photo: OPM Grenada) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas welcomed Japan’s new Ambassador to Grenada, Yoshimasa Tezuka, for talks following the presentation of […]

USVI Governor Commissions Studies on Health Insurance Exchange

Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has hired two companies to conduct studies on the question of implementing a Health Insurance Exchange in the territory. […]


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