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St Lucia Festival to Celebrate Derek Walcott

Above: Derek Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Folk Research Centre has partnered with the Alliance Francaise to present its annual Music, Storytelling and Poetry Fiesta, which this year will honour Nobel Laureate and St Lucia native Derek […]

VIDEO: Derek Walcott’s New Play on Van Gogh, Gauguin

Above: the new play By the Caribbean Journal staff We continue our coverage of St Lucian literary legend Derek Walcott this week with a first look at the premiere of his new play, O Starry Starry Night. The show premiered […]

A New Look at Derek Walcott

Above: Derek Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff A new book examines the work of St Lucia native Derek Walcott, from his earliest poetry to his most recent collections. “Interlocking Basins of a Globe — Essays on Derek Walcott,” published […]

Keshorn Walcott Wins Gold for Trinidad and Tobago in Men’s Javelin Throw

Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago finished the Olympics in golden fashion, with Keshorn Walcott winning gold in the men’s Javelin Throw. Walcott’s top throw reached 84.58 metres, a new national […]

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New Feature Film Is a “Virgin Islands Love Story” 

A new film coming to Amazon Prime next month puts the US Virgin Islands at the front and center.  “Timeless: A Virgin Islands Love Story,” written and directed by Edward La Borde, Jr, will come to Amazon Prime on Sept. […]

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Why Sting and Shaggy Are Coming to Saint Lucia 

The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is back this year, and a pair of music legends will be headlining the event: Sting and Shaggy.  Sting and Shaggy, who have collaborated on two new albums in the last few years, […]

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143-Room Caribbean Hotel Sold for $40M 

By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI A 143-room Caribbean hotel has been sold for $40 million, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business […]

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Saint Lucia’s Legendary Eatery Just Expanded

By Alexander Britell It’s arguably the most legendary place to eat in Saint Lucia: Orlando’s, the Soufriere restaurant helmed by one the island’s greatest chefs, Orlando Satchell. And now it’s expanded. Satchell has announced the opening of his second Orlando’s […]

Kassav Is Coming to Saint Lucia

By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary bands is coming to Saint Lucia later this month. The Zouk group Kassav, the most famous in the history of the genre, is coming for a concert at Saint […]

Major Caribbean Arts Festival Coming to Barbados

The 13th edition of the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival, CARIFESTA, is coming to Barbados. The island nation will host more than 3,000 artists and artisans for the Caribbean Festival of the Arts, a showcase for arts including dance, music, theater, […]

Marc Anthony to Headline Saint Lucia Jazz Festival

A Caribbean institution By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The lineup for the 25th annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival has been announced, and will feature Grammy award-winning Latin singer Marc Anthony as its headliner. Running for 10 days […]

Major Arts Project For St Lucia

bove: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A major arts project is coming to the island of St Lucia. The project will involve the reconstruction of the Walcott House, home of brothers Derek and Roderick Walcott, the former of […]

Is It Time For a “Caribbean Games?”

Above: Trinidadian Olympic Gold Medalist Keshorn Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff Is it time for the Caribbean to host its own version of the Olympics? The idea is the “Caribbean Games,” which would pit the region’s countries against one […]

Chef Nina Compton Visits St Lucia

Above: Chef Nina Compton By the Caribbean Journal staff Noted Chef Nina Compton arrived in St Lucia this weekend in time for the grand finale of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. Compton, who was the runner up in […]

St Lucia Native Eyes “Top Chef” Title

Above: Nina Compton By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia native Chef Nina Compton has a date with destiny Wednesday night, when she will find out if she won the Bravo network’s “Top Chef” competition. Compton would be the first […]

Kirani James Named Commonwealth Male Athlete of the Year

Above: Kirani James during his homecoming from the Olympics in September By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian sprinting superstar Kirani James has been named the Commonwealth Male Athlete of the Year, following a ceremony this week in Trinidad and Tobago. […]

Trinidad at 50: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Independence Address

Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OPM Trinidad) Trinidad and Tobago marked the 50th anniversary of its independence Friday. The country achieved its independence from the Great Britain on Aug. 31, 1962. The following is the text of Trinidad […]

Minister: Trinidad “Must” Invest in Youth

Above: Port-of-Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago “must” invest in its youth population, according to Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Marlene Coudray. The Minister was speaking at the National Youth Awards 2012 at the Hyatt […]

Antigua Continues Investigation of LIAT Hangar Fire, With Help from Barbados

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbadian foreign arson investigator Roderick Walcott is leading a two-person team in Antigua examining the recent fire at the LIAT hangar, according to National Security Minister Dr Errol Cort. Walcott arrived in Antigua Tuesday and […]

St Lucia Names New Diplomats

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has announced the appointment of several new diplomats, highlighted by the Ambassador Menissa Rambally, the country’s new Permanent Representative to the United Nations. St Lucia has also named Consul General Michael Willius […]

Barbados Urges Attention to Labour Laws in Holiday Season

By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbadians are being urged to pay attention to labour laws as Christmas approaches, according to Labour Officer Yvette Walcott-Dennis. “The Labour Department has recognised that the holiday season is not only about good cheer but […]


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