Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2012

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR— award season. When we look back on 2012, it was a strong year for rum across the Caribbean, from Barbados to Martinique, the Dominican Republic to Guyana, and everywhere in between. Rum Journal traveled across […]


Bermuda Swears in New Cabinet

Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has sworn in the cabinet of the new One Bermuda Alliance government. The new cabinet contains 10 men and 2 women. The One Bermuda Alliance, led by new Premier Craig Cannonier, won […]


Opposition One Bermuda Alliance Wins Election in Bermuda

Above: Craig Canonnier By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s One Bermuda Alliance has returned to power following a victory in Bermuda’s election, continuing a strong regional trend in favour of opposition parties. The OBA, led by Craig Cannonier, won 19 […]


Rum Journal: From Bermuda, a Proper Holiday Egg Nog

Above: Bermuda As many of our readers celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, and as the holidays come upon us, we thought it best to offer a rum cocktail appropriate for the season. This recipe comes from Bermuda and Gosling’s Rum, and […]

Iconic Bacardi Building in Miami Sold

Above: the Bacardi Building’s campus in downtown Miami (Photo: Midtown Miami Now) By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic Bacardi Building, the signature former US home of the global rum giant, has been sold, Bacardi announced Tuesday. The property has […]

Rum Journal: How Gosling's Rum, Born in Bermuda, Became a Legend

It’s called a “roof wetting.” Whenever the roof of a new building is completed in Bermuda, its owner holds a ceremony, and christens it. Only one thing is used to perform the ceremony, however: Gosling’s Rum. The history of Gosling’s […]


Bermuda Appoints New Chief Justice

Above: the appointment ceremony (Photo: Bermuda Gov) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda has appointed Ian Kawaley as the island’s new Chief Justice. Justice Kawaley signed his instruments of appointment in a ceremony last week with Governor Sir Richard Gozney. […]

CARIFTA Set to Begin in Bermuda

Above: the National Sports Centre in Bermuda (Photo: Cannon Design) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 41st CARIFTA games begin in Bermuda Saturday at the island’s National Sports Centre. Bermuda has hosted CARIFTA three times before, in 1975, 1980 and […]

Bermuda GDP Falls Again in 2011, But Tourism Industry a Bright Spot

Above: Bermuda (Photo: BT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s economy contracted by an estimated rate of between 1.5 and 2.5 percent in 2011, following a 1.9 percent decline in 2010, according to the National Economic Report of Bermuda 2011 […]

CJ Interviews

Digicel Group CEO Colm Delves on 4G, a Dynamic Haiti and Caribbean Integration

By Alexander Britell Colm Delves has been Digicel Group CEO since 2005, after joining the company as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2004. Delves has overseen a fourfold increase in the number of markets the company reaches, helping to bring […]

Bermuda to Host Regional Health Summit

Above: Tucker’s Point in Bermuda Bermuda will host the Sixth Caribbean Conference on Health Financing Initiatives in November as part of Bermuda’s ongoing debate over healthcare costs. “When we met last November, we didn’t have a whole lot of dialogue […]

Dennis Rahiim Watson Talks Crime

Above: Dennis Rahiim Watson (Photo: Clyde Jones) By Alexander Britell Bermudian motivational speaker Dennis Rahiim Watson has made it his mission, inspired by his mentor, Bermudian pan-Africanist and ecologist Dr Roosevelt Brown (Pauulu Kamarakafego), to help tackle the global problem […]


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