Prince Signs On For Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Above: the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival in 2012 By the Caribbean Journal staff Music legend Prince has joined a host of performers signed on for this year’s Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. The event, which begins at Piscadera Bay […]


The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So […]


Five Great Bars in Curaçao

Curaçao has a thriving nightlife, and the Dutch Caribbean island has bar options across the board — for lounging around by the beach, finding a great brew or watching the sunset. Here’s a list of five great bars on the […]


Sunwing to Launch Nonstop Service From Toronto to Curacao

Above: Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing is launching nonstop service from Toronto to Curacao, the company announced Tuesday. The service will operate every Sunday, beginning Dec. 15 and through The Ontario-based airline already operates flights to Caribbean destinations […]

Dutch Security Minister Visiting Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius

Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten is on a four-day visit to the Caribbean, with stops in Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius this week. In Aruba, Opstelten will be consulting with […]

S&P Raises Curacao Outlook to Stable

Above: Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has affirmed its ratings on the government of Curacao and raised the island’s outlook to stable from negative, the New York-based ratings agency announced. Curacao’s government has “A-” and “A-2” […]


Usher, Marc Anthony to Headline Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

Above: last year’s festival By the Caribbean Journal staff Music stars Usher and Marc Anthony will be headlining the 2013 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. The two will be joined by a roster including The Roots, Diana Ross, Luis Miguel, […]

Taste of the Caribbean: Bringing Curacao's Cuisine to Miami

Above: Carlos Anthonij By Alexander Britell For Carlos Anthonij, the love of food began at a young age. Anthonij, a native of Curacao, drew his passion from following his grandmother, who worked for years as a dishwasher in kitchens across […]

10 Secret Beaches in the Caribbean

The Caribbean has some very famous beaches: Grand Anse in Grenada, Seven Mile Beach in Cayman, Isla Verde in San Juan — and they’re all deserving of the fame. But the Caribbean is also full of beautiful lesser-known beaches, the […]

CJ Politics

Curacao Swears In New Prime Minister

Above: New Prime Minister Ivar Asjes By the Caribbean Journal staff Ivar Asjes will lead a new government in Curacao, following his swearing-in last week. Asjes succeeds Daniel Hodge as Prime Minister, who had been serving on a provisional basis […]

Dutch Foreign Minister Meets With St Maarten Prime Minister

Above: St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans continued his Caribbean tour with a visit to St Maarten last week and a meeting with Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams. Timmermans, who has visited Aruba, Curacao […]

Caribbean Room With a View: Curacao's Kura Hulanda

IT’S NOT OFTEN you can stay inside a UNESCO World Heritage site — but at the Kura Hulanda Resorts in Curacao, you can do just that. The Dutch colonial property, comprised of a hotel and a lodge & beach club, […]


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