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Like Malibu Rum? Now There’s Malibu Beer.

The Caribbean-made Malibu Rum is becoming a beer. Malibu is the world’s biggest flavored rum brand with its signature coconut-flavored spirit — accordingly, the new Malibu Beer, produced in the Caribbean, will be a golden lager with a hint of natural […]

In Martinique, In the Footsteps of Amerindians

A journey into the history of Martinique By Sébastien Perrot-Minnot, PhD CJ Contributor It does not take a visitor long to realize that Martinique, “the Island of Flowers” as it is popularly known, is a land gorged with history. He discovers, […]

Meet the Caribbean: Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe in 9 Photos

Our latest edition of Meet the Caribbean heads to the island of Marie Galante in the Guadeloupe Islands archipelago, one of the rum and sugar production hubs of the Caribbean — and home to great food, white -sand beaches and intoxicating […]

Haiti, Dominican Republic Hold Talks on Citizenship Ruling

Above: the meeting in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Haiti visited Santo Domingo on Friday to discuss the recent Constitutional Court decision that could strip hundreds of thousands of Haitians in the Dominican Republic of […]

Haiti Calls for Caution as Prime Minister Mobilizes Storm Response

Above: the National Palace in Haiti (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe called for caution as the country readied response teams for the expected arrival of Tropical Storm Isaac in the country. Lamothe […]

Haiti’s Art, Outside the Box

Above: Jean-Baptiste Jean, untitled, Oil on Wood (All images courtesy Pan American Art Projects) By Alexander Britell While Haitian art rose to international prominence in the second half of the 20th century, a four-year economic embargo in the early 1990s […]

Haiti Breaks Ground on Disaster Response Facilities in Miragoâne

Above: Miragoane (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Emergency Operations Centre in Haiti’s Miragoâne broke ground this week, a facility that will include a disaster relief warehouse and a fire station. The project is the product […]

In St Lucia, Gardening for Health

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is continuing a programme aimed at fighting health problems through gardening, part of a wave of agricultural initiatives throughout the Caribbean. But the country’s Backyard Gardening Programme also looks to tackle a […]

St Lucia Prepares “Robust Plan” to Combat Black Sigatoka Disease

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia is preparing to unveil a “robust plan” to fight the Black Sigatoka disease, which has been ravaging the country’s agriculture sector, particularly the banana industry. The plan includes cabinet-approved aid […]

St Lucia Looks to Costa Rica for Help in Fight to Save Banana Industry

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is continuing to look for solutions in its fight against the Black Sigatoka disease, which has been ravaging the country’s agricultural sector and its banana industry in particular. Agriculture Minister Moses Jean Baptiste […]

St Lucia Works to Save Banana Industry

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is taking a “proactive” approach in trying to prevent a widespread destruction of its banana sector by Black Sigatoka disease. The government has sought help from a team of experts at the […]

Heavy Rains Lead to at Least 23 Deaths in Still-Vulnerable Port-Au-Prince

Earthquake destruction in Port-au-Prince (UNDP Photo) Heavy rains in Haiti have led to the deaths of at least 23 people this week. The rain, which caused flashfloods and mudslides, followed 10 days of showers, and underscored the problems still facing […]


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