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In Turks and Caicos, a “Hotel Disguised as a Home”

A stunning beach villa in Turks and Caicos has hit the market for $15 million, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. The Impulse Beach Estate has been listed with Ian Hurdle of The Agency Turks and Caicos. This story is part […]

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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 […]

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 […]

New $250 Million Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Nassau

Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, […]

Caribbean Youth and Unemployment

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor As a member of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Committee I was invited to present at the ‘XIV Reunion BID – Sociedad Civil’ in Nicaragua late 2014. The following are excerpts from […]

The Bahamas, Led By Baha Mar, Eyes Tourists From China

Above: the Baha Mar resort project, the largest in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s perhaps the biggest question about what is the largest resort project in the Caribbean: can the Baha Mar, financed by China’s Export-Import Bank, […]

Bahamas and China to Allow Reciprocal Visa Waivers

Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Bahamas and China have agreed to allow mutual 30-day access to Bahamian and Chinese passport holders without requiring a visa. The agreement was signed Thursday in a […]

Are Women in Jamaica Under Siege?

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor MANY ARE quick to point out the sprinkling of women in top-level positions in Jamaica as representative of “woman power.” Then, too, the country has a female Prime Minister. These relatively few high profile […]

Guatemala Foreign Minister Visits Guyana

Above: the visit to Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemalan Foreign Minister Luis Fernando Carrera Castro led a delegation to Guyana this week. Castro held high-level talks with Guyana Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and His visit was part of […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Summer Vacations For 2013

It’s summertime! The weather’s heating up, work is slowing down, and it’s time for a vacation — to the Caribbean, of course. One of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean is that summer trade winds and island breezes can […]

US Treasury Department Says Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba Trip Was Authorized

Above: Beyonce By Alexander Britell Music stars Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent trip to Cuba was authorized by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, according to a letter received by Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. The letter was sent […]

Op-Ed: Jamaica’s Lotto Scam Problem

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor A NATIONAL SECURITY PROBLEM in Jamaica has become a public relations problem in the United States. The so-called “lotto scam” is a multinational fraud scheme directed at elderly US citizens by organized criminals in Jamaica. […]

Women and the Jamaican Work Force

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor We Waan Jostice! Who Cares? “We waan jostice.” This is the cry of many Jamaicans regularly shown on national television during nightly newscasts. This demand for justice (jostice in local parlance) is usually accompanied […]

Op-Ed: The Rule of Law in the Turks and Caicos Islands

By David Rowe Op-Ed Contributor In a political blast that threatens to cause a constitutional crisis in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the current Premier, Dr Rufus Ewing, has asked Her Majesty’s Government to recall Governor Ric Todd, Attorney General […]

Turks and Caicos Premier Asks UK to Recall Governor, Attorney General

Above: Turks and Caicos Premier Rufus Ewing By Alexander Britell Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing has asked the United Kingdom to recall Governor Ric Todd, Attorney General Huw Shepheard and CFO Hugh McGarel Groves from office. In a […]

Op-Ed: Money Laundering in Jamaica

By Ramesh Sujanani Op-Ed Contributor Jamaica recently welcomed a new head of the FID, an organization which has much to do with cash, currencies and their movement in Jamaica, along with maintaining a liaison with overseas administrators of similar programmes. […]

Marcia Forbes: The Trade Wars Between Jamaica and Trinidad

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor The Patty War Many in the Anglophone Caribbean would have heard of Jamaica’s Patty War with Trinidad. It came to a head in 2009. At its root was what some describe as non-tariff barriers […]

Trinidad, Guatemala Talk Trade

Above: Trinidadian and Guatemalan officials (Photo: OPM) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar met with a Guatemalan trade delegation Thursday to talk about the potential for increased trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. Persad-Bissessar was particularly interested […]

Op-Ed: David Rowe on the End of the Line for Christopher Coke

By David P Rowe Op-Ed Contributor Christopher Coke is a violent, politically affiliated Jamaican drug lord who was arrested while disguised as a woman in the company of a friendly pastor. Yesterday, Mr Coke struck a plea bargain with the […]


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