Arts & Culture

Jimmy Cliff Highlights List of Nominees for Best Reggae Album Grammy

 Above: Jimmy Cliff By the Caribbean Journal staff Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff leads a slate of nominees for best reggae album at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Cliff’s Rebirth (which he talked about with Caribbean Journal earlier this year is one …

Indian Flair Returns to Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao

 Above: the reopening bash at the Kura Hulanda Resort’s Jaipur restaurant in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao have reopened the restaurants in their Otrabanda village square, highlighted by the return of its Jaipur …

St Lucia’s Cap Maison Resort Set to Launch 2013 Chef Series

 Above: Cap Maison By the Caribbean Journal staff For the third year in a row, St Lucia’s Cap Maison resort will be launching its Chef Series, which imports chefs from restaurants around the world and puts them in the kitchen …

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 Above: the Four Seasons Serengeti National Park By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons has officially opened its new Safari Lodge Serengeti in Tanzania, and a Nevisian will be in charge of the cuisine. As Caribbean Journal reported earlier this …

 Above: attorney Niyala Harrison (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The legacy of Marcus Garvey remains just as relevant to the modern day, particularly to the Caribbean. That was among the findings of the Fifth Marcus Garvey Seminar held Thursday …

 Above: sunrise at Le Sereno in St Barth (Photo: Le Sereno) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Le Sereno hotel in St Barth has named Jean Louis Brocardi as the new executive chef at the property’s signature Le Restaurant des …

 Above: Walt “Clyde” Frazier at home in St Croix By Alexander Britell IN THE LATE 1960s and early 1970s, Walt “Clyde” Frazier was New York. His superb run as a point guard for the New York Knicks, during which he …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Gimistory, the Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, will bring a blend of comedy, song and tales to the territory for the 15th straight year later this month. The festival, which lasts …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Ackee and saltfish.  These are the words that every Jamaican, from before they could walk until they can’t walk anymore, knows and loves.   For most, it was and is our comfort food; our breakfast, lunch and …

 GUADELOUPE — This edition of Rum Journal heads to the French department of Guadeloupe, just north of Dominica in the lesser Antilles. Perhaps Guadeloupe’s most popular distillery, Damoiseau is located on the northeastern portion of Guadeloupe’s Grand-Terre island (Guadeloupe is …

 Above: downtown St John’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua cannot sustain its economy on tourism alone, according to Bert Kirchner, a local film producer and chairman of the International Film Festival of Antigua & Barbuda. Kirchner said …

 Above: the Matachica Resort and Spa in Belize This week’s Rum Journal travels to Belize and the Matachica Resort and Spa, for a decidedly floral rum drink. The local abundance in Belize is the inspiration behind this cocktail, as all …

 Above: The Seven Fathoms distillery in Georgetown (All photos by Rum Journal)A NUMBER OF RUMS have a unique raison d’être: high altitude, volcanic soil, aging done in more than one country. But a rum from the Cayman Islands has a …

 By Alexander Britell Jimmy Cliff, one of the titans of reggae, had gone seven years without an album until releasing “Rebirth” earlier this year. The crisply-made work, created in collaboration with veteran punk-music producer Tim Armstrong, represents a rebirth, not …

 Although Bacardi is perhaps Puerto Rico’s more famous rum export, it’s Don Q that is the more popular at home, in terms of sales. And like Bacardi, the company has a long, storied history. Cataluña’s Don Juan Serrallés began the …

 Above: Chef Curtis Smithen By the Caribbean Journal staff Chef Curtis Smithen has been taking Nevisian cuisine around the world, from New York to the Bahamas — but his latest food odyssey is bringing him halfway around the world to …

 GUATEMALA HAS RISEN to become one of the world’s rum production hubs — from Ron Zacapa to Zaya, which was made in the country until moving its production (and Guatemalan recipe) to Trinidad. But a longtime player is Ron Botran, …

 Above: a room at Cap Maison By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will soon be getting its first-ever pop-up restaurant. Chef Craig Jones of the Cap Maison resort’s Cliff at Cap restaurant will be creating St Lucia’s first pop-up …