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US Removes Cuba From State Sponsors of Terrorism List

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States has removed Cuba from its State Sponsors of Terrorism list, the State Department announced Friday. The move is a potentially game-changing policy shift. “The rescission of Cuba’s designation as a […]

12 Challenges Facing Caribbean Small Island Developing States

By Runy Calmera and Miguel Goede Op-Ed Contributors On a daily basis we read many good articles about issues in the Caribbean. In this first article, we make an inventory of the trends we think we Caribbean people have to […]

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Why the Best Caribbean Rums Are Coming to One Island 

Those hard-to-find bottles. The rhum agricoles, the limited editions, the parcellaires, the cask strength expressions.  If you’re a rum lover in the United States, they’re all almost impossible to find, even with rum continuing to grow in popularity. And if […]

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The Caribbean’s Top Hotel Investment Conference Is Back

By Guy Britton It’s long been the top hotel investment conference in the Caribbean: CHRIS, the Burba Hotel Network’s Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit.  And now it’s back.  CHRIS is returning for 2021 with a two-day event at the […]

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Why Belize Could Be Ripe for Hotel Investment

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) recently spoke with some top Belize real estate experts to find out why the Central American destination could be prime territory for hotel investment once the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is over. […]

Why the New York Jets Visited Antigua

By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a special touchdown for a JetBlue plane on Tuesday as a flight filled with New York Jets football players, executives, sponsors and fans arrived at Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The Jets-styled plane […]

Manny Pacquiao Visits Cayman Islands

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao visited the Cayman Islands this week to launch a major new sports project in Grand Cayman. The event is part of the first phase of a large-scale redevelopment of the Haig Bodden Playing Field, which is […]

Puerto Rico Set to Host the Caribbean’s Biggest Baseball Event

Above: Hiram Bithorn stadium By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — The Caribbean’s biggest baseball event is coming to Puerto Rico next week. The Caribbean Series (Serie del Caribe), the championship of the best Caribbean Winter League teams from Puerto Rico […]

Jamaica Eyes Deeper Ties Between Tourism, Entertainment Industries

Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — For Minister of State Damion Crawford and the government of Jamaica, it’s a natural fit — linking two of the country’s most famous industries: tourism and entertainment. For decades, Jamaica’s artistic and […]

Caribbean Idea: Could the Caribbean Host the Olympic Games?

WHILE THE Caribbean has become relatively accustomed to dominating at the Summer Olympics, this year’s crop of Caribbean winter athletes has us thinking. With all of the Caribbean’s continued success in international athletics, why couldn’t the region (or one of […]

The Caribbean’s Greenest Hotels – 2013

GREEN can mean many different things. It can mean energy efficient, or it can mean entirely reliant on green fuels. It can mean environmentally friendly, but it can also mean community-friendly. When it comes to tourism, green means everything from […]

The Business of Caribbean Cricket

Above: CPL play on Tuesday By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor Sport is big business, especially in the Western Hemisphere. Forbes recently released its annual list of the most valuable sport franchises in the world. The value of the franchises that […]

Haiti Eyes “Sustainable Tourism” Development For Ile-a-Vache

Above: Ile-a-Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially launched a public request for proposals for tourism development on the island of Ile a Vache, the Tourims Ministry announced. The country is looking to develop what it called “low-density, […]

Dennis Chung: The Role of Government in Caribbean Economies

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor MY MOTHER USED TO SAY of children, it is sometimes better to be seen and not heard. These were of course in the days when parents ruled children, and not as it is today. So […]

Caribbean 2030: A Digital Revolution in Sports Coverage?

By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Boys & Girls Champs The air was electric. Everyone brought their A game — not only the thousands of athletes from 238 high schools across the island but also the 70 member television production […]

Grenada to Rename National Stadium After Gold Medalist Kirani James

Above: Kirani James’ victory parade in Grenada By Lincoln Depradine ST GEORGE’S – More than EC$730,000 in cash, real estate, treasury bonds and jewelry has been donated to Kirani James, the Grenadian superstar athlete, who won gold on August 6 […]

Haitian Paint Firm to Begin Operations at Caracol Industrial Park This Year

Above: construction at Caracol By the Caribbean Journal staff Peintures Caraibes, the first Haitian tenant at Haiti’s new Caracol Industrial Park, expects to hire around 160 workers and begin operations there this year. The paint manufacturer, which will continue operating […]

Ilio Durandis: Volunteering in Leogane

Above: forests in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor On Sunday, Nov. 6, more than 400 volunteers boarded two Delta Airlines charter flights en route to Haiti to take part in a Habitat for Humanity (HFH) construction […]

Disabled in a Handicapped Country

By James English All photos by James English PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Sainte Marie is a neighborhood located on the side of a steep hill in southern Port-au-Prince.  The area was heavily damaged during the earthquake of January 12, 2010, and […]


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