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Durandis: As Garry Conille Exits, Haiti Heads Toward a Fish-Tail Ending

Above: Garry Conille at the installation of his cabinet (Photo: OP) By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Early on in life, I was taught one thing about fish: don’t mess with the tail. In Haiti, the saying of “queue poisson” is […]

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5 Trending Food Destinations in the Caribbean

Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because […]

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Why the Cayman Islands Is a Caribbean Culinary Capital

Many Caribbean islands boast about their culinary scene, but events like the Cayman Cookout demonstrate why the Cayman Islands is a cut above the rest. Hosted by celebrity chef Eric Ripert, this annual food festival staged at the Ritz Carlton […]

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All-Inclusive Resorts Where You Can Stay on Marriott Bonvoy Points

Marriott’s alliance with Royalton Resorts and its acquisition of Elegant Hotels group in Barbados has greatly expanded the number of Caribbean resorts where its Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program members can use their rewards points to book all-inclusive vacation stays. In […]

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The 7 Best Hotels on the Caribbean Island of Saba

Tiny Saba is a short flight (or ferry) from St Maarten, but it feels like a totally different universe. Low-key, charming and naturally beautiful, it’s a destination that’s all about nature, tranquility and laid-back island vibes. That’s also true of […]

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Why You Need to Visit This Little Beach Resort in The Bahamas

Before there was the bar, before there was the hotel, there was the cocktail.  It’s been here for decades, through different name and different storms: the Tranquil Turtle, a marvelous mix of Bacardi 151, Gold and Silver, pineapple, orange and […]

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In St Martin, a Beloved Caribbean Beach Bar Reborn

You could always hear the music.  After a delicoius dinner at one of the celebrated eateries on Grand Case Boulevard, you’d take a stroll and you’d hear it, you’d feel the energy.  There was always something drawing you to the […]

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The 50 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean – 2023

All-inclusive resorts have never been more popular. Major brands around the world have been scrambling to add all-inclusive resorts to their portfolios, a nod to sizzling demand for the all-inclusive concept from travelers. But all-inclusive resorts have also never been […]

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10 Great Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2023

It’s that perfect confluence: breathtaking beaches, walkable streets, buzzing dining scenes, vibrant communities, all in one place. The Caribbean’s best beach towns are destinations in their own right, where you can come for a day or for a week and […]

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This Is The Best Rum Punch in the Caribbean 

It comes in an unassuming plastic cup, small or large, depending on your appetite for risk.  If you’re lucky, it will be delivered by the man himself: Sunshine, the proprietor of the Nevisian beach bar that bears his name.  He […]

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The 25 Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean 2023

There are countless reasons to travel to the Caribbean. But on cold winter afternoons, one image manages to slide into our imaginations more frequently: a cold rum punch at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.  Beach bars just call to […]

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Major Redevelopment Planned for Saint Lucia Cruise Port 

Global Ports Holding has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Saint Lucia for a 30-year concession to operate the cruise port in Saint Lucia.  GPH, which also operates the Antigua and Nassau cruise ports, says it is […]

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From Nassau to the Dominican Republic, 5 Places to Go in September 

It’s not peak season, and that’s what makes it so wonderful.  Because while September is the slowest time of year in the Caribbean, the region is very much open for travel — and thanks to relaxed travel protocols, right now is […]

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The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re […]

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24 Movies That Will Take You to the Caribbean Right Now

When Hollywood goes looking for a location that oozes tropical romance, it often turns to the Caribbean, which has been starring in both independent and big-budget films since the 1930s. Conversely, a handful of films produced in the Caribbean have […]

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An All-Inclusive Private Sanctuary in Turks and Caicos

By Bob Curley CJ Contributor Providenciales in Turks and Caicos is known as one of the top luxury destinations in the Caribbean, and it got just a little bit posher in January with the opening of Ambergris Cay, a 10-villa […]

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Seven Ways to Visit Saint Lucia

By Bob Curley CJ Contributor There’s a reason Saint Lucia is one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean right now: a hard-to-match blend of romance, scenery, culinary sophistication and good, plain-old adventure. And the best way to experience the […]

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From St Martin to Aruba, the Caribbean’s Hippest Beaches

They’re party beaches. They’re cool beaches. They’re sexy beaches.  Some beaches just have that certain extra level of hip, whether it’s the nightlife, the food, the lounging or the crowd. It all adds up to make a stretch of sand […]

How to Make Jackfruit Tacos

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor As a chef and restauranteur, I am constantly on the lookout for new trends in food, sampling exotic and rare dishes and “boldly going where no chef has gone before.”  Sometimes I can’t wait to […]

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Op-Ed: Marine Pollution in the Caribbean

Exploring Marine Pollution and the Caribbean Maritime Transport Industry By George Nicholson and Rachael Robinson Op-Ed Contributors Pollution of the world’s oceans is globally recognized as one of our highest environmental concerns. The oceans are regarded as the transportation highways […]

Why Jamaica Needs a Long-Term Crime Solution

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor According to the World Economic Forum’s 2015-16 Global Competitiveness Report, crime and theft are the second most problematic factors to doing business in Jamaica, accounting for 16 per cent of the challenges. This is only […]

This Is Your New Caribbean Shrimp Recipe

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor As food trends evolve, chefs are constantly in a frenzy of motion and brainstorming to meet the sophisticated demands of consumers in search of new and unusual flavors.  Sweet and savory combinations, which for many […]

Falling in Love With a Villa in Jamaica

A perfect villa in Jamaica By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor “I think I’m in love with my masseuse.” It’s a bold declaration indeed, one rarely heard beyond the hushed, lemongrass-scented treatment rooms of a spa. And it’s a statement […]

How to Move to St Croix, USVI

How to Move to St Croix We continue our How to Move series with a look at the market in St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Ever thought of moving to America’s Caribbean? We talked to Amy Land de […]

Nigel Spence: Jamaica’s New Croc Pot

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor As a Professional Chef, usually when anyone mentions the word “crockpot” to me, I immediately envision a big saucepan with a timer and electrical cord –  a pot used to simmer sauces, soups and meat […]

Singapore’s Lesson for Jamaica

By Paul Hay CJ Contributor Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It was founded by Britain as a trading colony in 1819. Lee Kuan Yew became its first Prime Minister in 1959. Four years later, Singapore joined the […]

In Jamaica, A Raw Tale of Rum and Ras

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor JAMAICA — WHILE SPENDING some well-deserved relaxation time in the deep throngs of Westmoreland, Jamaica’s West End, a long way far past Negril proper, I would find myself returning to the same bar nightly to […]

Love and Jamaican Food

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor A few months ago I was approached to film an episode for a cooking channel. The idea behind the show was to highlight typical aphrodisiac dishes from across the globe to showcase for a Valentine’s […]


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