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Jamaica’s New Digital Entry Process Goes Live  

Jamaica’s new digital entry process for visitors has officially gone live.  All passengers must now fill out a digital form before they arrive in Jamaica.  The form can be filed out at any point before touching down in Jamaica.  It’s […]


Windstar Launches “Stretching” Process on First Ship

Windstar Cruises in in the midst of a unique fleet upgrade project — it’s “stretching” three cruise ships.  The $250 million “Star Plus” Initiative will literally cut three of its ships in half and add new 84-foot midsections, effectively “stretching” them […]

Venezuela Funding Coffee Processing Plant in Dominica

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela’s government is funding the construction of a planned coffee processing plant in Dominica. Construction on the plant is expected to begin soon, according to the government. “We expect about 400 […]

LaRocque: CARICOM in “Reform Process”

Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Forty years after its establishment, the Caribbean Community is the longest surviving integration grouping among developing countries, second only to the European Union, according to CARICOM Secretary General Irwin […]

Haiti Looking to Ease Registration Process for New Companies

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government says it is continuing its efforts to smooth the process of registration for new companies in the country. On Tuesday, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent […]

Observers: Turks and Caicos Election Process “Transparent and Accountable”

Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff Last Friday’s elections in the Turks and Caicos were an “important step in returning to democratically-elected government,” according to a statement from the mission that observed the vote. The Commonwealth Parliamentary […]

Ban: Haiti’s Political Process “Remains Vulnerable to Setbacks”

Above: UN Special Representative in Haiti Mariano Fernandez Amuntageui (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti must continue working to strengthen the rule of law in the country, particularly through the country’s national police and electoral council, United Nations […]

Haiti’s Government Begins Process of Demolishing National Palace

Above: Haiti’s damaged National Palace (Photo: James English) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government has announced the first phase of the demolition of the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, which was largely destroyed in the earthquake of January 2010. President […]

Bahamas Pushes Agro-Processing Training, With Help From Jamaica

Above: Edison Key, left and Donna Bromfield (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is continuing its agricultural push, now with a focus on turning locally-sourced fruits and vegetables into food byproducts. Last week, the Bahamas Agricultural […]

Dominican Republic in Process of “Shifting” Its Economic Model

Above: President Leonel Fernandez at the French-Dominican Business Forum (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is in the process of shifting its economic model from one that is labour-intensive to one that is capital intensive, according […]

OAS: “Clean Electoral Process” in Guyana’s November Elections

Above: Guyanese Ambassador to the OAS Bayney Karran (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana had an overall “inclusive and clean electoral process” in its recent national elections, according to the Organization of American States mission that observed […]

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Blue Diamond Adds All-Inclusive Transfers in the Caribbean

Blue Diamond Resorts, which has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, has added another amenity to its all-inclusive offering: transfers.  The company has announced that it will now be including complimentary roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers into its reservation process.  “We are […]

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Marriott’s New Westin Beach Resort Is Open in St Thomas 

The long-awaited Westin Beach Resort in St Thomas has officially begun welcoming guests in a soft opening phase, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The US Virgin Islands’ largest resort is currently open for bookings, as confirmed on the Marriott Web site.  […]

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It’s Getting Even Easier to Fly to Great Exuma in The Bahamas

They say the Exuma chain of The Bahamas has the most beautiful water on earth.  When you get there and see its impossibly electric shade of turquoise for yourself, you can’t help but agree.  And now it’s getting even easier […]

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St Maarten’s Airport Is Opening Its New Departure Terminal 

It’s been six years, but the new departure terminal at Princess Juliana International Airport in St Maarten is opening soon.  This November, the new Departure Hall at Princess Juliana is officially launching operations, a major milestone for an airport that […]

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How to Move to Barbados, Explained

While much of the real estate interest since the pandemic has focused on northern-area Caribbean destinations like The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and the Cayman Islands, another island to the south has been seeing strong interest: Barbados, an island with […]

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Jamaica Has a New Digital Entry Form for Visitors 

Jamaica has a new digital entry form that all travelers must fill out.  The online passenger declaration form, which will officially become required on Sept. 1, is aimed at easing and hastening the entry process for all arrivals at the […]

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Wingo Launches New Flights to Aruba 

Colombian low-cost carrier Wingo has launched a new nonstop route between Cali, Colombia and Aruba.  The new flight, which kicked off last week, was first announced as a summer-season service. With already-strong demand, Wingo has aged to extend the flights […]

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The Caribbean’s Most Interesting Rum Is In Grenada 

GRENADA — Can a rum have a terroir?  It’s a question we’ve been answering in the affirmative for years, focused on the artisanal rummaking of the French West Indies, where the connection between rum and the soil of the sugarcane […]

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This Montego Bay All-Inclusive Has a “Hurricane Guarantee” 

Hurricane season is upon us, and that means, well, a bit of extra monitoring when planning your summer Caribbean trip.  One Montego Bay resort is helping to take a bit of the worry out of the process, with the Caribbean’s […]

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At This Caribbean Luxury Resort, You Can Replant Coral Reefs  

In recent years, coral restoration has become one of the biggest things in marine conservation, as more and more organizations work to replant and regenerate coral reefs in the region.  Until now, that work has largely been the purview of […]

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For Travel Agents, Dealing With Last-Minute Problems Is An Art Form

One of the biggest reasons people use a travel advisor over an Online Travel Agency is so they have an actual person to talk to when obstacles arise during a vacation. So, how does an agent deal with those last-minute […]

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The Marriott Cancun Resort Is Becoming an All-Inclusive 

One of Cancun’s premier resort has closed to begin a dramatic transformation process, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular Marriott Cancun recently shuttered to undertake what the company calls a “major renovation.” When it reopens at the height of the […]

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USVI Eyes Developer for St Thomas Hotel Project 

By the Caribbean Journal Invest staff The US Virgin Islands Port Authority has launched a request for qualifications for a new hotel project near the airport, according to the VI Ports Authority.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, […]

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A Caribbean Recipe for Sea Scallops

Growing up in the Caribbean, my brother and I were used to going line fishing and snorkeling and free diving around reefs and shallow shipwrecks for a treasure trove of seafood. From oysters to lobsters, conchs to crabs – it […]

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“The Best Winter Season Jamaica Has Ever Had” 

Jamaica is having its best winter season of all time, according to the island’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett.  Jamaica is estimating 1.18 million visitors in the first quarter, a 94.4 percent increase over the same period last year.  That represents […]

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The Caribbean’s Greenest Hotels – 2023

The term “green” has had quite the journey over the last few decades. What began as a term that demonstrated concern for the environment has become an all-encompassing philosophy covering everything from clean energy to a holistic approach to sustainable […]

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Saint Lucia’s Visitor Form Is Going Digital 

Saint Lucia is digitizing its embarkation and disembarkation form for visitors, in what is hopefully part of a broader Caribbean trend.  The island has announced that, effective March 1, the immigration form for visitors is going digital.  The new electronic […]


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