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New Lights for Grenada’s National Cricket Stadium

By the Caribbean Journal staff Nighttime cricket is coming to Grenada. The country’s government has been guaranteed a $4.08 million USD loan from the Canadian Bank Note Company to erect light fixtures at the island’s National Cricket Stadium. The news […]

Bahamas Planning to Create Two New National Parks in Grand Bahama

Above: Lucayan National Park in Grand Bahama (Photo: BNT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Bahamas is planning to create two new National Parks in East Grand Bahama. The two parks would include the North Shore GAP […]

Trinidad and Tobago to Establish National Committee on Reparations

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is setting up a national committee on reparations for slavery, the government announced last week. In a statement, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar expressed “delight” on the […]

Trinidad Energy Ministry, International Monetary Fund Hold Talks

Above: the meeting in Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Sen. Kevin Ramnarine held discussions Monday with officials from the International Monetary Fund as part of the organization’s Article IV Consultation. The aim […]

British Virgin Islands Moves Forward on National Health Insurance Plan

Above: the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the British Virgin Islands says it is moving forward with plans to introduce National Health Insurance in the territory. The government has begun a series of consultations and dialogue […]

Antigua and Barbuda Begins Consultations on Citizenship by Investment

Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has begun a series of consultations on a proposed Citizenship by Investment programme in the country. The first of four consultations took place at the end of last […]

International Monetary Fund: Trinidad’s Economy “Turning the Corner”

Above: St Augustine, Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite “ongoing technical disruptions” in Trinidad’s energy sector, the country’s economy is showing positive signs, according to the International Monetary Fund, which completed a visit to conduct the 2011 Article IV […]

Caribbean Heads of Government to Make ICT a Priority

Above: CARICOM Headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Heads of Government will be making Information and Communication Technology a major focus at their next Intercessional meeting, which is slated to take place in February. The announcement was made by […]

Grenada Moves Forward on Nutmeg Branding

Above: Nutmeg By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will hold a national consultation on Friday on the concept of geographical indications for the country’s signature products like nutmeg and cocoa. The World Intellectual Property Organization recently identified Grenadian nutmeg among […]

How Gang Violence Impacts Health

Above: Dr Heather Johnson By the Caribbean Journal staff Young people who are constantly exposed to violence invariably develop complex psychosomatic illnesses, which very often lead to other chronic non-communicable diseases, according to CARICOM’s Dr Heather Johnson. Dr Johnson, who […]

In St Kitts, a Call for Order

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Traditional shapers of society must reassert their roles to mitigate the culture of youth gangs and violence that have pervaded society, said Marcella Liburd, St Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of […]

St Kitts and Nevis Project Positive Growth

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (Photo: Caribbean Journal) By the Caribbean Journal staff The economy of St Kitts and Nevis is projected to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent his year, with a slightly higher rate in 2012, according to the […]

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Jamaica Has Big Tourism Development Plans in Negril 

Jamaica has big tourism plans for Negril on the island’s northern coast.  To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today to unlock this […]

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Health City Breaks Ground on $100 Million Medical Facility in Cayman

Health City, the renowned healthcare complex in Grand Cayman, is expanding.  To access this content, subscribe now. Caribbean Journal Invest is the leading authority on hotel, real estate and investment news in the Caribbean. Subscribe today to unlock this article […]

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What’s Next for Tourism in Tobago?

Tobago like other Caribbean islands have been economically impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, however stakeholder consultation and collaboration is “key to the rebound of the tourism sector.” That’s according to newly appointed Tobago House of Assembly Tourism Secretary Tashia Burris, […]

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The US Virgin Islands Just Held the First-Ever “Vaccine Fete”

The US Virgin Islands has pioneered the return of in-person carnival events with the first-ever “Vaccine Fete.” The event, which was held last week on the seaside in St Thomas, was held to promote a “Vaccinate to Party Safe” initiative […]

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The Park Hyatt St Kitts Is Reopening in November

One of the Caribbean’s most celebrated luxury resorts is making its return in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Park Hyatt St Kitts will be reopening to guests on Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  The reopening comes as St Kitts […]

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How (And Why) to Buy Turks and Caicos Real Estate Right Now

The pandemic has put a new emphasis on where we actually live — on the home itself and its physical location. And, if and when this happens, again — where we would be willing to spend months stuck inside our homes. […]

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How Caribbean Real Estate Is Going Virtual

By Alexander Britell  Beyond the ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we move, shop and interact, it’s also changing the way real estate transacts.  While much deal activity, particularly on the residential side, has slowed, the movement that […]

St. Lucia Reveals More on $2.6 Billion “Pearl of the Caribbean”

It’s the biggest new resort project in the Caribbean, and St. Lucia’s government has unveiled a series of new details on the new “Pearl of the Caribbean” project on the island’s southern end. The Vieux Fort-area project (near the country’s […]

A Focus on Caribbean Broadband

By Gerard Best CJ Contributor CASTRIES — The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is this week holding a regional workshop on broadband Internet development, in partnership with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). The workshop is being held at the Golden […]

Tourism Policy and Sustainability in the Caribbean Region

By Julio Orozco and Tevin Gall Op-Ed Contributors Regional policies with respect to Tourism development initially arose as a response to threats to tourism sustainability, which began to appear in the 1970’s as a result of the rapid global expansion […]

St Kitts, IMF Hold Talks in Basseterre

Above: the talks in Basseterre By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris met Tuesday with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund. According to a government statement, the purpose of the meeting was […]

Why Caribbean Business Needs Reform

By Paul Hay CJ Contributor Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency is the 12th in the series of long-standing co-publications of the World Bank and International Financial Corporation which ranks the global competitiveness of nations annually. In this publication, 189 […]

Haiti’s Martelly Nominates Evans Paul as New Prime Minister

Above: Prime Minister-designate Evans Paul By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly has nominated politician Evans Paul as the country’s next Prime Minister. Paul has been tapped to succeed former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe following the latter’s resignation […]

Sandals Carlyle Resort to Remain Sandals-Branded Property

Above: Sandals Carlyle By the Caribbean Journal staff The Sandals Carlyle in Jamaica will remain a Sandals-branded resort, the company announced Monday. Sandals Resorts International had earlier announced that the property would be transitioned to one of its other brands, […]

The Caribbean’s Air Tax Problem

Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — On a recent visit to, a ticket from Antigua to neighbouring St Kitts cost $108.00. With taxes and fees, however, the price jumped almost 70 percent — an […]

Op-Ed: Integrating the Caribbean and Central America

By Alberto Duran and Noemi Areli Sanchez Op-Ed Contributors The Central American Integration System (SICA) was formed in 1991 and is a regional organization which includes the States of Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and […]


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