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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Maracas Bay, Trinidad

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Randy Alfred in Palmetto Bay, Fla., who sent in this lovely shot of Maracas Bay in Trinidad. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Maracas Bay, Trinidad

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melony Mejias, who sent in this beautiful shot of Maracas Bay in Trinidad. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to with CPOTW […]

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The Caribbean’s Greatest Food Hall Is in Barbados 

Bake ’n shark, sailfish, roti, jerk, doubles, fresh pasta, tres leches.  It’s a symphony of flavors, tastes and cuisines, all set a short stroll from the beach.  This is the Worthing Square Food Garden in Barbados, and it’s the Caribbean’s […]

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For Anguilla’s Bankie Banx, Nothing Stops the Music

Beach bars come and go like the tides in the Caribbean, sometimes washed out by hurricanes, sometimes falling victim to hard times, sometimes simply because their time has passed. So it’s perhaps ironic that Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve on Anguilla, […]

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Trinidad Has Big Tourism Plans

The island of Trinidad has unveiled some bold goals to grow its long-under-the-radar tourism sector.  Tourism Trinidad Limited, the island’s destination marketing company, says it is planning to increase visitor arrivals by 7 percent for the 2019-2020 fiscal year period, […]

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The Best Beaches in the Caribbean – 2018

You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on […]

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The Best Caribbean Beaches for Food

It’s early afternoon and you’re on the perfect Caribbean beach. The sand is pure white, the waves turquoise and tranquil. You’ve never been more relaxed. But then there’s a problem: you’re hungry. And the isolation that makes this beach so […]

The 50 Best Caribbean Beaches

We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the […]

This is the Happiest Country in the Caribbean

Above: Maracas Beach in Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean’s happiest country, according to the latest edition of the World Happiness Report. The report, which is published by the United Nations’ Sustainable […]

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Names New CEO

Above: Maracas Beach in Trinidad (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago has named Keith Chin as the organization’s new CEO. The appointment took effect on […]

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 […]

The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about […]

The Best Shark Sandwich in Trinidad

Above: Maracas Beach (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell MARACAS BEACH, TRINIDAD — “We eat them before they eat us.” That’s the common refrain in Trinidad, where a shark sandwich is one of the country’s de facto national dishes. […]


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